Don't lose your vote!
Local elections are happening in many parts of West Oxfordshire on Thursday 4th May 2006.
The District Council is reminding residents who may be away on the day, or unable to get to a polling station for any reason, that they still have time to request a postal or proxy vote.
Postal voting applications and any requests to change existing proxy voting arrangements close at 5 pm on Tuesday 18th April. Proxy voting applications close at 5 pm on Tuesday 25th April. The only exception for
proxy applications after that date is for an unforeseen medical reason. Such an application can be made up to 5 pm on polling day.
For an application form or further information contact the Elections Office on 01993 861410 or e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org
On 4th May elections are taking place in the following District Council Wards:
Ascott and Shipton; Bampton and Clanfield; Brize Norton and Shilton; Burford; Carterton North East;
Carterton North West; Carterton South; Chipping Norton; Ducklington; Eynsham and Cassington; Freeland & Hanborough; Standlake, Aston and Stanton Harcourt; The Bartons; Witney East; Witney South; and Woodstock and Bladon.
Elections will be held for the Parishes of:
Lew; Swinbrook and Widford.
By-elections will be held:
to fill a vacancy for the County Council Electoral Division of Eynsham
for a single vacancy on Chipping Norton Town Council.
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