Election on May 6th

There are two Councillor vacancies to be filled by election in Bollington, one in East Ward and one in Central Ward.

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The election, if contested, will take place on Thursday May 6th (and will be held alongside the election for the Police and Crime Commissioner)

Nomination papers must be hand-delivered to the Returning Officer, Elections Office, Macclesfield Town Hall, Market Place, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 1EA, on any day after the date of this notice, (excluding weekends and bank holidays), between the hours of 10.00am and 4.00pm, BUT NOT LATER THAN 4.00pm on Thursday 8 April 2021.

Full details are contained with the Central Ward notice and the East Ward Notice

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How to apply to vote by post or proxy

To apply to vote by post you need to download, print and fill in a postal vote application form.
If you can’t print the form, contact the Electoral Services Team at Cheshire East Council by calling 0300 123 5016 so that a form can be posted to you.

Once you have completed the form and signed it, you can email scanned forms to postalvoting@cheshireeast.gov.uk or post them to the Electoral Services Team, Cheshire East Council, Macclesfield Town Hall, c/o Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe, CW1 2BJ.

If you want to vote by post, you can apply to do this now. This will make sure your application is processed early, and your postal vote can be sent to you as early as possible.

The deadline to apply for a postal vote in is 5pm on 20 April 2021. 

If you are not able to vote in person, you can ask someone you trust to vote for you. This is called a proxy vote and the person is often referred to as your proxy.

To apply for a proxy vote, complete the form to vote by proxy, explaining why you can’t get to your polling station in person. The person voting on your behalf can either go to your polling station to vote or can apply to vote for you by post.

The deadline to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm on 27 April 2021.