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Mayoral Election 2009

The result of the Mayoral Election is available to view here 

 

The Notice of Poll is available in the document below:

Notice of Poll

 

The situation of polling stations is available in the document below:

Situation of Polling Stations 

 

At the close of nominations for the Office of Mayor, at noon on Friday 18th September 2009, the candidates listed in the document available below were validly nominated.  The document also identifies that one candidate withdrew their nomination within the allotted time.

Statement as to Persons Nominated

 

Details of key events in the election process for the Office of Mayor are available in the document below:

Mayoral Election Timetable

 

The notice of vacancy in the office of Mayor of Bedford was given on 20 August 2009, is available below:

Mayoral - Notice of Vacancy

 

Following the closure of nominations the following information is provided for information only:

Having received the request to fill the vacancy on the office of Mayor the following is available for those considering standing as a candidate (or otherwise interested in the process):

 

Mayoral Election Nomination Pack

Guidance for Candidates and Agents

Guidance for Candidates and Agents (Quick Guide) - Mayoral Election 

Election Address Booklet

 

The following extracts are from The Local Authorities (Mayoral Elections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2009

Deposits

 

It should be noted that in Mayoral elections such as that in Bedford the sum of £500 must be deposited by a candidate (or on their behalf) within the time for delivery of nomination papers.  The deposit must be by way of cash or bankers draft.  The returning officer does not consent to any other forms of deposit.

 

The deposit will be returned to the person making it or his personal representative.  However, if the candidate is found not to have polled more than one-twentieth of the total number of first preference votes polled by all the candidates, the deposit shall be forfeited to the Borough Council.

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