Mid Galloway and Wigtown West By-Election

One Councillor is to be elected for the Mid Galloway and Wigtown West Ward of Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Notice of poll

Polling will take place between the hours of 7am and 10pm on Thursday 23 January 2020 for the election of one Councillor for the Mid Galloway and Wigtown West electoral ward, there remaining more validly nominated candidates than the number of councillors to be elected.

Postal or proxy voting

  1. Any elector may apply for a postal or proxy vote at this election.
  2. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Municipal Chambers, Buccleuch Street, Dumfries, DG1 2AD by 5pm on Wednesday 8 January 2020.
  3. Applications to amend or cancel existing proxy arrangements must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Municipal Chambers, Buccleuch Street, Dumfries, DG1 2AD by 5pm Wednesday 8 January 2020.
  4. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Municipal Chambers, Buccleuch Street, Dumfries, DG1 2AD by 5pm on Wednesday 15 January 2020.
  5. Applications to vote by proxy at this election applied for on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Municipal Chambers, Buccleuch Street, Dumfries, DG1 2AD by 5pm on Thursday 23 January 2020. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 15 January 2020.
    To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Wednesday 15 January 2020.
  6. For advice on postal or proxy voting, contact the Electoral Registration Officer at 01387 260627 or ero@dumgal.gov.uk

Gavin Stevenson
Returning Officer
27 November 2019

Page last updated: 14/01/2020
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