By-Election in Cranleigh East coming soon.

Hats are in the ring for a … 

By – Election of a Borough Councillor for

Richard Cole Chairman JPCCranleigh East Ward

on Thursday 7 October 2021

Finally, after many months of not being seen or heard of Cllr Richard Cole has resigned as a Waverley Borough Councillor.

The Liberal Democrat Cranleigh East representative moved away from the town earlier this year to a new home in Devon.  He was a member of Cranleigh Parish Council and chairman of the Eastern Planning Committee for several years.

Now Phillip Townsend the husband of Waverley, and Surrey County Councillor Liz Townsend, a former Insurance Executive, will be going head to head for the Waverley East ward seat with retired schoolteacher and Cranleigh parish councillor Rosemary Burbridge.

The announcement was made yesterday.

Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 21 September 2021.  Applications can be made online at: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.

New applications, amendments or cancellations of postal votes and amendments or cancellations of existing proxy votes must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1HR by 5 pm on Wednesday 22 September 2021.

New applications to vote by proxy at this election must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1HR by 5 pm on Wednesday, 29 September 2021.

Applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Electoral Registration Officer at Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1HR by 5 pm on Thursday 7 October 2021.  The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5 pm on Wednesday 29 September 2021.  To apply on the grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5 pm on Wednesday, 29th September 2021

One thought on “By-Election in Cranleigh East coming soon.”

  1. Go Rosemary – you get my vote. You are a wonderful human! Fingers crossed you win. Two Townsends at Borough sounds like a repeat of the Ellis and Stennett duos. Yuck.

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