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Longholme By-Election (4th December 2014)

Information for the Longholme By-Election

Picture of voting boxes


Following the resignation of Helmshore ward councillor, Liz McInnes, a by-election will be held on Thursday 4th December 2014.

A timetable for this election can be found here.


Name of Candidate

Home Address

Description (if any)

Name of Proposer (*), Seconder (**) and Assentors



1A Oaklands Dr, Rossendale, Lanc`s, BB4 6SA

UK Independence Party

Entwistle. L. * Tomlinson F S **

Marsh F Bracewell D Bracewell L

Baron L A Coward G Coward. E. Haworth L Barnes Ann



42 Holly Mount House, Rawtenstall, Rossendale, BB4 8UN

Labour Party Candidate

Marriott Anna M. * Pilling Nick **

Marriott Michael Marriott Arthur Hobson Marilyn

Whittaker Allen McMahon. Ed. Marriott - Pae Katherine Jefferson Kenneth David Pae Leon M



Kilnfield Farm Cottage, Park Road, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 4AR

The Conservative Party Candidate

Smith M * Wishart JDS **

Fisher C M Fletcher E. Fletcher J

Barff B Malley J J Malley Y Gorton S. Gorton A


Electors registered in Longholmee ward will be entitled to vote in the by-election and will be delivered a poll card prior to election day.

Residents wanting to check if they are registered, or to make a new registration, should contact the elections office on 01706 252445 or You may also register directly online at but please note this is not an immediate registration and the number of days to complete a registration will vary with each application so please register as soon as possible.

Electors wanting to vote by post may do so by contacting the elections office. Please note that because of the new system of individual registration implemented over summer only residents who have registered individually can make a new application to vote by post.

Polling stations in Longholme will be open on Thursday 4th December from 7.00am until 10.00pm.

Last day to register to vote  is 18 November - although this is not a guarantee of inclusion on the register as individual electoral registration checks of personal identifiers must be checked prior to addition - so please register before the 18th.

Last day to apply for a postal vote is 19th November and proxy vote 26 November.

Please note - Existing and new electors who are not IER registered will only be able to vote in a polling station at this election.



Gary Barnes (UK Independence Party)  258

Mischa Mockett (Conservative Party)   390

Ann McMahon (Labour Party)              505