Townsend By-Election


Chesham Town Council (Townsend Ward) By-election on Thursday 2 May 2019

Icon for pdf Chesham Town Council (Townsend) 2 May 2019 Declaration of Result of Poll [13.62KB]

I, Mat Bloxham, being the Deputy Returning Officer at the above election, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each Candidate at the said election is as follows:

Name of



(if any)

Number of


BAUM, Joseph Lisle Maurice

The Conservative Party Candidate




Labour Party Candidate




Liberal Democrats




Green Party Candidate



* If elected the word 'Elected' appears against the number of votes.

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:

Number of

ballot papers

A         want of an official mark


B         voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to


C         writing or mark by which voter could be identified


D         being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty


E         rejected in part




Vacant Seats: 1

Electorate: 2204

Ballot Papers Issued: 978

  Turnout: 44.37 %

And I do hereby declare that Baum, Joseph Lisle Maurice is duly elected.

Dated Thursday 2 May 2019         Mat Bloxham (Deputy Returning Officer)         Printed and published by the Deputy Returning Officer, King George V House, King George V Road, Amersham, Bucks, HP6 5AW.


Following the resignation of Bernie Whitfield a vacancy has arisen at Chesham Town Council Townsend Ward. 

The day of poll will be Thursday 2 May 2019 7:00am to 10:00pm.

The candidates standing for election are available to view on the Icon for pdf Statement of Persons Nominated [93.67KB]

A map of Townsend Ward is available to view here: Icon for pdf Townsend Ward Map [675.28KB]

Election Timetable: Chesham Town Council (Townsend Ward) By-election 


Publication of Notice of Election

Icon for pdf Notice of Election Chesham Town Council Townsend Ward 2nd May 2019 [92.77KB]

Icon for pdf Election Timetable - Chesham Town Council (Townsend Ward) [26.79KB]


Tuesday 26 March 2019

Receipt of Nominations

Icon for word Nomination Pack [201.5KB] 

Icon for word Candidate Withdrawal Form [72.5KB]


4:00pm Wednesday 3 April 2019  

Withdrawal of Candidate4:00pm Wednesday 3 April 2019

Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated

Icon for pdf Statement of Persons Nominated (Townsend Ward) [93.67KB]

4:00pm Thursday 4 April 2019
Last Day to Register to VoteFriday 12 April 2019
Deadline for Receiving Postal Vote Applications5:00pm Monday 15 April 2019
Deadline for Receiving New Proxy Vote Applications5:00pm Wednesday 24 April 2019

Publication of Notice of Poll

Icon for pdf Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations (Townsend Ward) [99.65KB]

Wednesday 24 April 2019
Appointment of Poll and Count AgentsThursday 25 April 2019
First Day to Issue Replacement Spoilt or Lost Postal Ballot PapersFriday 26 April 2019
Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications5:00pm Thursday 2 May 2019
Day of Poll7:00am to 10:00pm Thursday 2 May 2019
Declaration of Candidates Expenses Thursday 30 May 2019


Published by the Returning Officer, King George V House, King George V Road, Amersham, HP6 5AW

26 March 2019