Guidance for candidates

Information and resources for candidates and agents at the UK Parliamentary General Election.

The deadline for receiving nomination papers has now passed. Candidates standing in the election can be found in the Icon for pdf Statement as to Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll, Saffron Walden Constituency - UK Parliamentary General Election 2019 [30.29KB]

All candidates and/or their agents will receive a briefing on how the (Acting) Returning Officer is to run the poll after they have submitted their nomination paper and deposit.
  

Resources for candidates and agents

Here are some resources for candidates and agents for use at this election.

The campaign

Icon for word Register request form [72.5KB]

Icon for word Absent voters' list request form [74KB]

Tellers' guidance [180KB]

Tellers' dos and don'ts [51.2KB]

Code of conduct for campaigners: electoral registration, postal voting, proxy voting and polling stations [230KB]

Icon for word Secrecy requirements - the poll [103KB]

Icon for word Secrecy requirements - postal voting [79.5KB]

Icon for word Secrecy requirements - verification and count [79KB]

Your right to attend key electoral events

Icon for word Polling agent appointment form [77KB]

Icon for word Counting agent appointment form [83KB]

Icon for word Postal voting agent appointment form [76.5KB]

Submission of declarations (candidate and agent) and spending return

Candidate spending return [256KB]

Agent's declaration [96KB]

Candidate's declaration [97.4KB]

 

Further guidance for candidates and agents can be found on the Electoral Commission web page.

If you are a candidate or agent you can contact Electoral Services with any queries you may have about the election.