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Constituencies Covered: Bassetlaw, Newark*

Eligible Electorate for the Parliamentary Election on Thursday 12 December 2019: Bassetlaw 80,035, Newark 7,306*

*The three wards of East Markham, Rampton and Tuxford & Trent form part of the Newark Parliamentary Constituency. At close of poll, the ballot boxes from the polling stations in these wards are taken to Newark & Sherwood District Council’s Count Venue.

Acting Returning Officer: Neil Taylor

Acting Deputy Returning Officers: Stephen Brown, Cara Hopkinson

Elections Manager: Cara Hopkinson

Press Officer: Jonathan Brassington – 07538 626 257

Count Venue: North Notts Community Arena, Eastgate, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 1QS

Estimated start of verification: 10:15pm

Estimated start of count: 11:45pm

Estimated time of declaration: 3am – 4am

Members of the media wishing to attend the Count must register in advance for a Press Pass via There are a limited number of parking spaces available for media representatives and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Members of the media can collect Press Passes from 10pm from the registration desk in the Counting Hall.

Alternative parking is available at Morrisons, Kilton Road, Worksop, S80 2DJ

Last Updated on Tuesday, December 10, 2019