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Reedley ward by-election

Published: Monday, 31st October 2016

A by-election is to be held on Thursday 24th November to elect a councillor for Pendle Council’s Reedley ward.

The by-election will fill a vacancy left after Bob Allen resigned as councillor having moved out of the area with his family.

The candidates are Mohammad Hanif (Labour), Pauline McCormick (Conservative) and James Wood (Liberal Democrat).

Gill Turpin, Pendle Council’s Elections Manager, said: “It’s so important to use your vote.

“Councillors in your ward make decisions on your behalf all the year round on all kinds of issues that affect you.

“This is your chance to vote for the person you want to represent you.”

Anyone who wants to vote must make sure they’re on the electoral register by Tuesday 8th November.

The last day for new postal vote applications, or to change or cancel an existing postal vote, is 5pm on Wednesday 9th November.

And the last day for proxy vote applications is 5pm on Wednesday 16th November.

Registering to vote is easy and can be done online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

To keep up to date with Pendle’s election results, like the Pendle Council Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pendlecouncil, or follow @PendleBC on Twitter.

Results are also published on the Council's website www.pendle.gov.uk

For more information about the elections in Pendle, contact the Elections Team on (01282) 661919 or email elections@pendle.gov.uk