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Cost of living - help and support

Find out more about the help and support that is available to local residents to help with the rising cost of living.

Local by-elections

Details of local by-elections, for County Council, Borough Council or town and parish councils, will appear on this page as required.

Current by-elections

Workington Town Council - Harrington Ward

A Notice of Election for Workington Town Council - Harrington Ward was published on 24 June 2022.

Notice of Election

Notice of Poll

Who stood for election?

The following is a statement of the persons nominated for election as Parish Councillor for the said Electoral Ward:

Statement of Persons Nominated

Results of the Harrington Ward election for Workington Town Council

Election held on 4 August 2022.

Harrington ward for Workington Town Council
LarkinPaul DominicThe Conservative Party Candidate273y
RolloMikeLabour Party220

Number of votes cast: 497

Number of rejected ballot papers: 4

Turnout 20.62%

Official Declaration of Result of Poll

Keeping you safe in polling stations

We have introduced a number of measures to limit the risk from coronavirus when voting. These include:

  • You are welcome to wear a face covering if you prefer when inside the polling station.
  • Please follow any one-way routes
  • Keep hands clean - sanitiser will be available
  • Please bring your own pen or pencil to mark your ballot paper

Please do not vote in a polling station if you are feeling unwell, have coronavirus symptoms, or are self-isolating. You can apply for an emergency proxy vote instead. Please call 0303 123 1731 to arrange this.

How to register to vote

Find out more on how to register to vote.

Postal and proxy voting

If you can't make it to the polling booths on election day, then you can apply for a postal or proxy vote .