Sherburn in Elmet Parish By Election - Tuesday 26 October 2021

A request for an election for Sherburn in Elmet Parish Council has been received by a minimum of 10 electors in the parish in response to a Notice of Vacancy. The election is contested and will take place on Tuesday 26 October 2021. The Notice of Election can be viewed below.

To stand as a candidate, you should have completed a nomination form by 4pm on Wednesday 29 September 2021. The key documents for the election are as follows:

Declaration of Result

Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations 

Statement of Persons Nominated 

Notice of Election

Timetable for the Election

Registering to Vote and applying for Absent Votes

The deadline to register for this election was Friday 8 October 2021 and this has now passed.

If you had not registered before this date you will be unable to vote in this election, but can register for any future elections by visiting  

The deadline to apply for a postal vote was 5pm on Monday 11 October 2021 and has now passed.  You are therefore unable to apply to vote by post at this election, or to amend or cancel an existing postal vote.  

The deadline to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm on Monday 18 October 2021.

Should you require further information about ways to vote or application forms please contact us as soon as possible on 01757 705101 or at

Election Expense Form

Published below is the expense form that needs to be completed by candidates after the election. The deadline for completing and returning this form is Tuesday 23 November 2021.

Expense Form and Guidance