District and parish council elections took place across the Cotswold District on Thursday 2 May 2019 and the results are now in.
The outgoing parish councillors retire and new councillors take up office on Tuesday 7th May. New councillors must sign a declaration of acceptance of office before or at the first meeting, which will be on Wednesday 15th May, 7:30pm in the Village Hall.
Exciting news – there will be a contested election for Upper Rissington Parish Council on Thursday 2nd May.
The Statement of Persons Nominated shows who is standing as a candidate in the Parish and District Council elections.
If you wish to vote in this election and are not already registered, then you must register by Friday 12 April 2019. The easiest way to register is online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
The Notices of Election for the District and Town/Parish elections on 2nd May 2019 have been published.
There are 11 seats up for election on Upper Rissington Parish Council. If you would like to stand for election as a councillor, nominations can be received between 9am and 5pm on any working day from 19 March through to the deadline of 4pm on 3 April.
Candidates are reminded that all nomination papers must be hand delivered to Cotwold District Council’s Cirencester office – delivery can be made by someone on behalf of the candidate if necessary.
The elections team will be available to check nomination papers as and when candidates arrive, and encourage candidates to wait while they do this – they will be as quick as possible!
If you have any queries relating to the nomination or election process, please contact the elections team on 01285 623002 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information about the elections and voting: https://www.upperrissington-pc.gov.uk/district-and-parish-council-elections-thursday-2-may-2019/
Please see the Notice of Uncontested Election for Upper Rissington.
The two candidates are now elected to the Parish Council without a contest.