The Notice of Election for the 2021 Local Authorities General Election will be issued in the Isle of Man Examiner published on 15 June 2021. Local Authorities are required to display a notice in respect of their district, the notice for Ramsey is available here.
Local Authority General Elections normally take place every 4 years, however due to Covid the 2020 elections were delayed until 2021.
General information about local authorities and elections can be found on the Isle of Man Government Website using this link. The site includes details of the relevant legislation, guidance for candidates and links to information about local authorities, their functions and responsibilities.
There is also a useful Frequently Asked Questions page which can be found here.
Persons who have declared as candidates for election are entitled to obtain a copy of the Register of Electors for the electoral area which they are standing in. Guidance on the Data Protection Act as it applies to candidates can be found here.
The form of nomination for local authority elections is prescribed by Regulations. A copy of the nomination form and instructions for candidates for Ramsey North and South Wards can be downloaded here.
Nomination forms can also be collected from the Town Clerk, Ramsey Town Hall, Parliament Square, Ramsey, IM8 1RT. Tel 810100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations closed at 5pm on Tuesday 29th June 2021.
Rule 17 under the Local Elections Rules 2003 (as amended) require the Returning Officer to publish the list of valid nominations. The list of nominations can be downloaded using the following links:-