Thursday, 28 March 2013 09:48

Surrey County Council elections

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The Surrey County County election in Chobham is wide open as our long-serving county councillor Lavinia Sealy is standing down. The poll is on Thursday May 2nd. Nomination papers for candidates have to be received by the 5th April.

Polling cards are already arriving in the post for registered voters.

If you are not already registered, the closing date is April 17th.  If you want to vote by proxy, you must register for that by April 24th - except in cases of medical emergencies.

For full details on the elections, visit the Surrey Heath website.


Our local county councillor will be for the division Bagshot, Windlesham & Chobham. The candidates are:

  • Mike Goodman (Conservative)
  • Ruth Hutchinson (Liberal Democrat)
  • Robert Shatwell (UKIP)
  • Richard Wilson (Labour)


There will be a chance to hear from all the candidates standing in the Surrey County Council elections to represent Bagshot, Windlesham and Chobham at a hustings next Tuesday 16th April organised by Bagshot Society.

The hustings will be at St Anne's Church Centre, 45 Church Road, Bagshot GU19 5EQ. Please get there at 7pm for a 7:30pm start.

The chairman will be The Reverend David Chilman, vicar of Bagshot. The hustings are primarily for the people of Bagshot, but other residents in the new Bagshot, Windlesham and Chobham ward are welcome.

Jennifer Britt

Jennifer is a regular contributor to Chobham.Net and is also the webmaster of the St Lawrence & St Saviour Chobham Parish website.

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