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West Dorset District Council elections and referendums

View the scheduled elections, referendums and casual vacancies for the West Dorset area.

Elections and other polls

Lyme Regis and Charmouth District Election

Result of Poll for Lyme Regis and Charmouth District By-Election

Declaration of Result of Poll - Lyme Regis and Charmouth District By-Election (pdf, 12kb) (opens in a new window)

Result of Poll for the By-Election for Chideock Parish Council. 

Declaration of Result of Poll - Chideock Parish Council By-Election (pdf, 11kb) (opens in a new window)

Bridport South Town Council By-Election

Notice of Casual Vacancy for Bridport Town Council (South Ward) (pdf, 10kb) (opens in a new window)  An election has been called to fill this vacancy.

Notice of Election for Briport South Ward of Bridport Town Council (pdf, 9kb) (opens in a new window)

Bridport South Town Council By-Election - Statement of Persons Nominated (pdf, 11kb) (opens in a new window)

Buckland Newton Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

In accordance with regulations a Neighbourhood Plan Referendum has been called for Buckland Newton

Notice of Poll for Buckland Newton Neighbourhood Plan Referendum (pdf, 142kb) (opens in a new window)

See further information about the Neighbourhood Plan.

Casual council vacancies​

Casual Vacancy Notice for Sydling St Nicholas Parish Council (pdf, 6kb) (opens in a new window)  The expiry date for calling an election is 24 October 2017

Casual Vacancy for The Pine View Ward of Symondsbury Parish Council (pdf, 83kb) (opens in a new window)  The expiry date for calling an election is 24 October 2017

Casual Vacancy Notice for Puddletown Parish Council (pdf, 6kb) (opens in a new window)  The expiry date for calling an election is 6 November 2017

Information for candidates and nomination process

If you are interested in standing as a candidate for election you can download information and nomination papers from the  Electoral Commission website. (opens in a new window)

We operate an appointment system for Candidates or agents who wish to have their nomination papers informally checked. Contact us by email at elections@dorset.gov.ukor by telephone on 01305 838299 to arrange this.

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