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    15 February 2022

    2022 Elections


    May 2022 elections to Somerset Council and Parish and Town Councils.

    The Government has set out its proposals for the election of 110 councillors for Somerset Council to be held on 5 May 2022. The Government is also proposing for elections to also be held on the same day for all parish, town and city councils across Somerset.


    Information for potential candidates in the May 2022 Elections

    If you wish to stand as a candidate, please download the nomination pack below:


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     Nomination pack for Parish and Town Council election May 2022 [110.27KB]


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     Nomination pack for County Council election May 2022 [116.85KB]

    The completed papers should be hand delivered from 22 March to 4pm on Tuesday 5 April, 2022 at the address below:

    Returning Officer
    Mendip District Council
    Cannards Grave Road
    Shepton Mallet
    BA4 5BT

    If you have any questions please contact

    Key Dates:

    Notice of Election by Monday 21 March
    Statement of Persons Nominated by 4pm on Wednesday 6 April
    Close of postal vote applications on 19 April 2022
    Notice of Poll  by Tuesday 26 April
    Polling Day on Thursday 5 May 2022
    Results of Poll on Friday 6  May and Saturday 7 May 2022



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