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By-election nominations published

13 September 2021 : Council news, Community, Elections and voting

By-elections are being held on Thursday 7 October for vacant seats on Somerset West and Taunton Council, and Somerset County Council.

The vacancies for the Wilton and Sherford ward at SWT, and the Comeytrowe and Trull division of SCC arose following the death of long-standing Councillor Alan Wedderkopp.

A statement of persons nominated has now been published for both elections.

Applications to register to vote must reach the Electoral Registration Officer by 12 midnight on Tuesday 21 September 2021. Applications can be made online at