Voters go to the polls today to elect new Rutland county councillor
Voters go to the polls today (Thursday, August 19) to elect a new Rutland county councillor.
The poll for the Oakham South by-election is open today between 7am and 10pm and the two candidates nominated are:
- Paul Browne (Liberal Democrat)
- Andy Burton (The Conservative Party)
The by-election follows the resignation of Nick Woodley.
In line with Electoral Commission and Government guidance, voters need to wear face masks in polling stations to reduce the risk from Covid-19. Hand sanitising stations and single-use pencils for marking ballots will also be provided.