By-election called for Wormholt and White City

Ensure you are registered to vote by January 23

Following the sad death of Councillor Jean Campbell in November, a by-election has been called for the Wormholt and White City ward in the north of the borough.

The polling day for the by-election to fill the vacant seat on the council is on Thursday February 7, 2013. The candidates standing for election are:

  • Jeffrey Boateng
  • Andrew Timothy Donald (British National Party)
  • Andrew Elston (UKIP)
  • Jamie McKittrick (Conservative Party)
  • Max Schmid (Labour Party)
  • Chris Whittaker (Liberal Democrat Party)

The register of electors and postal voting list for this by-election closes on Wednesday January 23, and residents wanting to check if they are registered or to get a voter registration form must contact Hammersmith & Fulham Council’s electoral services team before this date.

They can also vote by post, but a completed application must reach the electoral services team in Hammersmith Town Hall by 5pm on Wednesday January 23.

Residents can check if they are registered or get a voter registration form by:

Returning officer Jane West said: “I would encourage all eligible residents living in Wormholt and White City to register and vote in this by-election. It is a chance for people to have their say about who represents them on important topics and issues that impact on their lives and the community.”

Polling stations open on February 7 at 7am and close at 10pm. The polling stations are:

  • Wormholt Park Primary School, Bryony Road, W12 0SR
  • Fatima Community Centre, Commonwealth Avenue, W12 7AU
  • St Luke’s Church, Uxbridge Road, W12 0NS

Poll cards will be delivered between February 1 and 3. Poll cards are for information only and residents do not need their card to vote, as long as they are registered.

For more information, including deadlines for registration and election notices, go here.


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