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Liscard to elect new councillor in by-election on Thursday July 14

Electors in the Liscard Ward are encouraged to make sure they are eligible to vote in the forthcoming by-election.

Voting will take place between 7am – 10pm on Thursday 14th July 2022. The votes will be verified and counted that evening and a councillor for the Liscard ward will be elected.

Those who are eligible to vote should receive their polling card by Thursday 23rd June 2022. Residents who have not received a polling card by this date can check they are on the electoral register by contacting the helpline number below.

You need to be registered to vote to have your say at the election.  If you are not already registered to vote, you can register online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

The deadline to register to vote, for this election, is Tuesday 28th June 2022. The deadline for online registration is 11.59pm on 28th June 2022.

Arrangements are in place to help you stay safe while casting your vote but there are several ways that you can vote; in person, at a polling station, by post, or by appointing someone you trust to vote on your behalf, which is known as a proxy vote.

If you are thinking about voting by post or by proxy, please apply early to make sure your application is processed as soon as possible.

New postal vote applications, amendments, or cancellation of existing postal or proxy votes must be received by the Electoral Registration Officer at second floor east wing, Cheshire Lines Building, Canning Street, Wirral CH41 1ND by 5pm on Wednesday 29th June 2022.

The deadline for new proxy vote applications (except for medical emergencies) is 5pm on Wednesday 6th July 2022.

If you have any questions, you can contact your local Electoral Services Team by email at electoral@wirral.gov.uk or call 0151 691 8046 during office hours.

If you wish to stand as a candidate in the Liscard Ward by-election, please email electoral@wirral.gov.uk The deadline for delivery of nomination papers is 4PM on Friday 17th June 2022. Nomination papers should be delivered to Second Floor East Wing, Cheshire Lines Building, Canning Street, Wirral CH41 1ND. Further information about standing as a candidate can be found at https://www.wirral.gov.uk/elections-and-voting/elections/local-elections/standing-candidate