Election timetable and information for candidates and agents

A by-election for a Bristol City Councillor for the ward of Brislington East was held on Thursday 16 January 2020.


pdf Brislington East verification (67 KB)

Results of election

Vacant seats: 1
Electorate: 9,260
Turnout: 23.6%

pdf Brislington East by-election Declaration Statement (37 KB)

Candidate Party Number of votes Elected


Liberal Democrats 486  
PRICE-SOSNER Isaac The Green Party 179  
RIPPINGTON Timothy Charles Labour Party 865 Elected
WILLIAMS Richard Peter Conservative Party 647  
Number of votes   2,177  

The number of ballot papers rejected

Rejection reason Number of rejected ballot papers
(a) want of an official mark 0
(b) voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to 2
(c) writing or mark by which voter could be identified 0
(d) being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty 3
Total number of rejected ballot papers 5

Notices of election

Notice of Poll and Statement of Persons Nominated

Situation of Polling Stations Notice

Notice of Election Agents

Election timetable

You can no longer:

  • register to vote in this election
  • apply to vote by post
  • apply for a new proxy vote

Poll cards for this election were sent in December 2019.

Postal votes were posted out in January 2020.

Candidates and agents

The deadline for receipt of nomination papers for this election was 4pm on Tuesday 17 December 2019. 

Guidance and the nomination papers for candidates and agents is available on the Electoral Commission Website Go to https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/candidate-or-agent/local-elections-england (opens new window).

If you have a query about the election email electoral.candidates@bristol.gov.uk 

Contact information

Electoral services

PO Box 3399
Bristol City Council
Bristol, BS1 9NE

Email: electoral.services@bristol.gov.uk
Tel: 0117 922 3400
Fax: 0117 922 3461

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm
Friday, 9am to 4.30pm