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Regional party elections 2018

Nominations will open on Monday 27 August for the roles listed below.

Submit a nomination online or download a nomination form [PDF] and return it by post. You can also submit a nomination form in person at regional conference on Saturday 20 October.

Terms of office for all posts except English Council representative are 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2020 (two years). English Council representatives will serve from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2019 (one year).

OFFICERS

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  • Chair of East of England Liberal Democrats
  • Vice Chair
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Chair of the Regional Candidates Committee
  • President of the East of England Liberal Democrats

MEMBERS OF THE REGIONAL EXECUTIVE

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  • 12 ordinary members of the regional executive
  • One member of the regional executive elected by principal councillors

The regional executive also has two places elected by Young Liberals. The next elections for these places are scheduled for December 2018.

MEMBERS OF THE CAMPAIGNS COMMITTEE

  • Three ordinary members of the campaigns committee

MEMBERS OF THE CANDIDATES COMMITTEE

  • Two ordinary members of the candidates committee
  • Two recent PPC or PEPC members of the candidates committee

MEMBERS OF THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

  • Four ordinary members of conference committee

MEMBERS OF THE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

  • Three ordinary members of development committee

MEMBERS OF THE POLICY COMMITTEE

  • Thee ordinary members of policy committee

MEMBERS OF ENGLISH COUNCIL

Provisional Timetable

  • wb Monday 13 August - publication of notice of election and nomination forms
  • Monday 27 August - nominations open
  • Friday 19 October - deadline for postal submission of nomination papers
  • Saturday 20 October, 2pm - deadline for submission of nomination papers at regional conference
  • Tuesday 30 October - deadline for regional election manifestos to be submitted

If a ballot is required it will be organised by the compliance department at Liberal Democrat HQ. Candidates will be contacted with further details.

Returning Officer

The Returning Officer is Dave Raval, who can be contacted at daveraval@zoho.eu or 74 Amhurst Road London E8 1JH. He will be present at Regional Conference on Saturday 20 October.

Rules

The elections are run in accordance with the East of England election rules, which can be downloaded here [PDF].

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