Elections Management

Parish and Town Council Vacancies

Details of all known Parish and Town Council Vacancies will be posted here as and when the Proper Officer is notified of them. Updates to original postings will be added below the original post, and details will be removed after six months.

Wroxall Parish Council

21st May 2021: A vacancy has occurred on Wroxall Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Friday 11th June 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

14th June 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

St Helens Parish Council

26th May 2021:Three vacancies have occurred on St Helens Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancies to be filled by means of an election is Tuesday 15th June 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

15th June 2021: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancies to be filled by means of an election. Nominations open on Thursday 17th June and close at 4:00pm on Friday 25th June 2021.

14th July: The Returning Officer only received two nominations for the three vacancies on St Helens Parish Council, so a further election will be held to fill the remaining seat. Nominations open on 28th July, and close at 4:00pm on Thursday 5th August 2021.

Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council

26th May 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the Carisbrooke and Gunville Ward of Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Monday 14th June 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Community Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

24th June 2021: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancy to be filled by means of an election. Nominations closed at 4:00pm on Friday 9th July 2021.

24th November 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the Mountjoy & Shide Ward of Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Tuesday 14th December 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Community Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

Lake Parish Council

27th May 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the Lake North Ward of Lake Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 17th June 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

18th June 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Chale Parish Council

21st June 2021 : A vacancy has occurred on Chale Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Monday 12th July 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

13th July 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Brading Town Council

19th August 2021: A vacancy has occurred on Brading Town Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 9th September 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Town Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

10th September 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Town Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Bembridge Parish Council

17th September 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the North Ward of Bembridge Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 7th October 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

8th October 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

17th September 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the South Ward of Bembridge Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 7th October 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

8th October 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Totland Parish Council

23rd September 2021: A vacancy has occurred on Totland Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Wednesday 13th October 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

15th October 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Ventnor Town Council

24th September 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the Lowtherville Ward of Ventnor Town Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 14th October 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Town Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

15th October 2021: The Proper Officer has received the required number of requests for the vacancy to be filled by means of an election. One candidate was nominated and elected without a contest.

19th November 2021: A further vacancy has occurred in the Lowtherville Ward of Ventnor Town Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 9th December 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Town Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

Cowes Town Council

20th October 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the Cowes Medina Ward of Cowes Town Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Tuesday 9th November 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Town Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

10th November 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Town Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Calbourne, Newtown and Porchfield Parish Council

4th November 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the Porchfield Ward of Calbourne, Newtown and Porchfield Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Wednesday 24th November 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

25th November 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Nettlestone and Seaview Parish Council

5th November 2021: A vacancy has occurred on Nettlestone & Seaview Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Parish to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Thursday 25th November 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.

26th November 2021: The Proper Officer did not receive sufficient requests for a by-election to be held, so the Parish Council will fill the vacancy by co-option.

Shalfleet Parish Council

11th November 2021: A vacancy has occurred in the Shalfleet West Ward of Shalfleet Parish Council. The last date for ten local government electors for the Ward to give Notice in writing that they wish the vacancy to be filled by means of an election is Wednesday 1st December 2021. If the required number of requests are not received then the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by means of co-option.