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Notice of Election


Notice of Election

Notice of Election
 

Local Authority: Comhairle Cathrach na Gaillimhe/ Galway City Council

An election of members for each of the local electoral areas of Galway City Council is about to be held:

Galway City East

Galway City Central

Galway City West

Nomination papers may be obtained from the address below during the usual office hours, ie. Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. or from www.galwaycity.ie.

A person may nominate himself/herself as a candidate or may, with his/her consent, be nominated by a proposer who is registered as a local government elector in the local electoral area of the local authority for which he/she proposes to nominate the candidate.

A nomination paper from a candidate of a registered political party must have a certificate of political affiliation attached which must be produced to me with his/her completed nomination paper. 

If no certificate is attached, the candidate must, before the latest time for receiving nominations, either-

  •  secure 15 assents to the nomination by way of statutory declarations by local government electors registered in the relevant local electoral area (forms available from me or the registration authority), or
  •  make a deposit of €100 (deposit may also be made on the candidate’s behalf).

The latest time for receiving nominations is 12 noon on the 4th day of May, 2019.

Completed nomination papers may be delivered to me in person by the candidate or his/her proposer at any time when I am at my office, from 10am on the 27th day of April, 2019 until 12 noon on the last day for receiving nominations, ie. Saturday, 4th May 2019.

I am required by law to attend to receive nominations between 10.00 a.m. and 12 noon and between 2.00 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. on Friday, 3rd day of May, 2019 and between 10.00 a.m. and 12 noon on Saturday, 4th day of May, 2019.

If the election is contested, a poll will be taken on Friday, 24th day of May, 2019 between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm.

 

Gary McMahon

Returning Officer

Address: Galway City Council, City Hall, College Road, Galway, H91 X4K8.

Date: 4 April, 2019