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Parliamentary, Borough & Parish Elections 7 May 2015

7 May 2015 Elections

Elections 2015

Elections for a Member of Parliament and Borough Councillors are being held in Rossendale on Thusday 7 May 2015. There is one seat up for election in the Rossendale & Darwen Parliamentary constituency and borough councillor seat in each of the following wards: -

  • Cribden (1 borough seat)
  • Facit & Shawforth (1 borough seat)
  • Greenfield (1 borough seat)
  • Greensclough (1 borough seat)
  • Hareholme (1 borough seat)
  • Healey & Whitworth (1 borough seat)
  • Helmshore (1 borough seat)
  • Irwell (2 borough seats)
  • Longholme (1 borough seat)
  • Stacksteads (1 borough seat)
  • Whitewell (2 borough seats)
  • Worsley (1 borough seat)

Greenfield and Worsley wards have one borough seat each and are part of the Hyndburn Parliamentary Constutiency.  All other Rossendale wards are included in the Rossendale and Darwen Parliamentary Constituency along with the following Darwen wards:

  • Earcroft
  • East Rural
  • Fenhurst
  • Marsh House
  • North Turton with Tockholes
  • Sudell
  • Sunnyhurst
  • Whitehall

A timetable for the elections is available here.

Notices of the elections are available here.

How To Vote

You must be on the Register of Electors to be able to vote. The last date to register for these elections was 20 April but you can still register for future elections online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote or by contacting the Elections Office. 

Poll cards have been delivered across Rossendale and your card will tell you where your polling station is and the hours the stations are open (7.00am to 10.00pm). If you have not received a poll card or the information contained in the poll card is wrong please contact the elections office on 01706 252445 or by e-mailing joannesmith@rossendalebc.gov.uk.

A list of polling stations with Rossendale Ward elections is available here.

A list of polling stations for the Rossendale and Darwen Parliamentary election is available within the Statement of Candidates, Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations here.

Absent Voting

The last day to apply for a postal vote was 21 April.  You can still apply for a proxy to vote in the polling station for you up to 5pm on 28 April by contacting the elections office or downloading a form here.

Candidates

Lists of Parliamentary and Ward election candidates are available here.

Parliamentary and local election results are expected on Friday 8 May 2015 and will be published on this website.

Results

The Whitworth Parish elections were uncontested and the results are available here.

Results of the Parliamentary election are available here and Borough elections are available here.

BBC Elections Website

Further information on politics can be found here .

Candidates

Lists of Parliamentary and Ward election candidates are available here.

Telephone: 01706 252445

Elections Office, Futures Park, Bacup, Rossendale, Lancashire, OL13 0BB