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UK Parliamentary Election 8 June 2017

A UK Parliamentary Election will be held on Thursday 8 June 2017. Electors will be voting to elect a Member of Parliament in the North East Cambridgeshire Constituency

8 June 2017

Who is eligible to vote?

To vote in a UK Parliamentary election a person must be registered to vote and also be one of the following:

  • 18 years of age or over on polling day
  • a British citizen, a qualifying Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland
  • not be subject to any legal incapacity to vote

The following cannot vote in a UK Parliamentary election:

  • members of the House of Lords
  • EU citizens (other than UK, Republic of Ireland, Cyprus and Malta) resident in the UK
  • anyone other than British, Irish and qualifying Commonwealth citizens
  • convicted persons detained in pursuance of their sentences, excluding contempt of court (though remand prisoners, unconvicted prisoners and civil prisoners can vote if they are on the electoral register)
  • anyone found guilty within the previous five years of corrupt or illegal practices in connection with an election

Candidates

For full information and guidance on standing as a candidate at this election, please see Electoral Commission's website.  

Nominations

Nomination papers for the North East Cambridgeshire Constituency must be delivered by hand to the Elections Team at Fenland Hall, County Road, March, Cambs, PE15 8NQ on working days between 10am on Tuesday 9 May and 4pm on Thursday 11 May 2017.  Appointments are advisable and can be made by calling 01354 622383.  Forms received after this date and time will not be accepted.

Candidate nomination packs for this election can be downloaded by clicking on Parliamentary Nomination Form or a hard copy can be requesed from the Elections Team.

Find Out More

For further information, please visit www.yourvotematters.co.uk