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Unitary elections

Apply for an emergency proxy vote for 6 May 2021 elections.

Statutory notices

Icon for pdf Unitary Statement of Persons Nominated [898.36KB]

Icon for pdf Unitary Election Agents [583.15KB]

Icon for pdf Central Unitary notice of election [32.78KB]

Icon for pdf North Unitary notice of election [25.98KB]

Icon for pdf South Unitary notice of election [33.13KB]

Icon for pdf Central Unitary Situation of Polling Station Notice [202.34KB]

Icon for pdf North Unitary Situation of Polling Station Notice [200.6KB]

Icon for pdf South Unitary Situation of Polling Station Notice [187.24KB]

Icon for pdf Notice of Alteration [117.88KB]

Icon for pdf Unitary election expenses report [47.83KB]

Wiltshire Council local authority area is divided into 98 areas known as divisions and each is represented by one Councillor.  All 98 seats will become vacant for May 2021 elections.

As part of an electoral review of the division boundaries conducted by the Local Boundary Commission for England recently, many of the division areas will change for the May 2021 elections. 

Guidance for candidates and agents

UK Government has laid legislation to reduce the number of subscribers for nominations for Unitary elections.

Standing as a candidate

Icon for pdf Wiltshire Council Unitary Elections Timetable [50.69KB]

Icon for pdf Unitary nomination pack [251.32KB]

 

Wiltshire Candidates and Agents Election webinar - watch a recording

An online webinar event took place on 15 April for candidates and agents to provide the latest update on the election in Wiltshire and to answer  questions.

Terence Herbert, Returning Officer, Kate Blackburn, Director of Public Health for Wiltshire, and our elections team talked through how our plans are progressing and explain some of the COVID-19 secure measures we will be putting in place at our polling stations and count venues. 

You can watch a recording: 15 April elections webinar recording
 
Electoral Services also held a candidates briefing webinar on the 24 February 2021 for Parish and Unitary elections. The webinar can be found on YouTube: unitary, town and parish webinar, 24 February 2021.

You can also take a look at the Icon for word questions and answers [30.46KB] from the 24 February webinar.

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