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Notice of election

The election of the Member of Parliament for the Richmond Park Constituency will take place on Thursday 1 December 2016.

  1. An Election is to be held of the Member of Parliament to serve Richmond Park.
  2. Nomination papers can be obtained from the (Acting) Returning Officer at the Electoral Services Office, York House Stable Block, Richmond Road, Twickenham TW1 3AA.
  3. Nomination papers must be delivered to the (Acting) Returning Officer, at The Electoral Services Office, York House Stable Block, Richmond Road, Twickenham TW1 3AA on any weekday (Monday to Friday) after the date of this notice from 10am to 4pm but no later than 4pm on Tuesday 8 November 2016. 
  4. The £500 deposit may be made either by legal tender or by means of a UK banker’s draft or by electronic transfer of funds.
  5. If the election is contested the poll will take place on Thursday 1 December 2016. 
  6. Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 15 November 2016. 
  7. Applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5 pm on Wednesday 16 November 2016.
  8. New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5 pm on Wednesday 23 November 2016. 
  9. Applications to vote by emergency proxy on the grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons occurring after 5pm Wednesday 23 November must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 5pm on Thursday 1 December 2016. All registration, postal and proxy applications and notices must be sent to the appropriate

Electoral Registration Officer:

  • For Electors in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames: Electoral Services, York House, Stable Block, Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 3AA
  • For Electors in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames: Electoral Services, Room 30, Guildhall, High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1EU