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Briefing for election agents and candidates
13 March, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Returning Officer for Tunbridge Wells Borough Council will be holding a briefing for election agents and those standing for election in the 2 May borough and parish council elections. The event will explain the nominations process and provide important information about standing for election. Election agents and independent candidates who are considering standing for election are welcome to attend. Candidates who have an election agent who is not able to attend are also welcome.
The briefing will be held on Wednesday 13 March at 6.00pm in the Council Chamber at the Town Hall TN1 1RS.
Information will be provided on how the nominations process will be conducted, the paperwork that candidates are required to complete and legislative changes to the nominations process.
Returning Officer William Benson said: “There are lots of forms and regulations around standing for election, and some of the rules have changed since last time. It’s important that candidates get them right and our elections team can help. This briefing will give candidates and agents the information they need to avoid being accidentally excluded due to errors in their paperwork.”
Those wishing to attend should register their interest as soon as possible by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or phoning the elections team on 01892 554403.