General Election 2015 - candidates

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Scarborough Borough Council has announced that the candidates nominated to stand for the Scarborough and Whitby Constituency in the forthcoming General Election on Thursday 7 May are:

Michael Beckett – Liberal Democrats
Juliet Boddington – Alliance for Green Socialism: Save NHS
Sam Cross – UK Independence Party (UKIP)
Robert Goodwill – The Conservative Party
David Hugh Malone – Green Party
Ian Alistair McInnes – Labour Party

Anyone not on the register of electors will not be able to vote in the election. There is still time for people to register and this can be done easily online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote before the deadline of Monday 20 April. Alternatively, people can contact Scarborough Borough Council’s Elections team for assistance by emailing
electors@scarborough.gov.uk or calling the Elections Office Monday to Friday between normal office hours (8.30am to 5.00pm) on 01723 232309.

Anyone who will be on holiday on 7 May can apply to vote by post or proxy, which is someone that can vote on their behalf but at the named elector's usual polling station. More information about this can be found on the council’s website www.scarborough.gov.uk/elections

The deadline for applying to vote by post is 5.00pm, Tuesday 21 April. Postal votes will be issued from that day onwards. The deadline for applying to vote by proxy is 5.00pm, Tuesday 28 April.