AFC Rushden & Diamonds Notice Of Election


Notice and Rules of Election of 2 members to the Club Board who will take office at the Society AGM on Wednesday 16th July 2014


This election will be based on the Society Rules and conducted in a similar way to previous elections held in 2012 and 2013. It will be conducted online or by postal vote only. Election details will appear on the Club Official Website and publicised to members by newsletter and elsewhere where feasible. The election will be seeking to replace Dave Albon and David Cockings who have indicated their intention of stepping down from the Club Board at the Society AGM.

Paul Lucas has been appointed as the Election Officer and he is willing to answer any questions that may arise.


a) The Election Period is from Wednesday 21st May 2014 when Nomination Forms will available to Monday 14th July 2014 when the votes will be counted. Nomination Forms will be available online from the Club Official Website, in person or by post (please include a stamped addressed envelope) from Paul Lucas, 10 Windmill Close, Market Harborough LE16 8XZ.

b) Nominations close at Noon on Monday 9th June 2014.

c) A list of candidates with their proposers and seconders together with their election statements will be published on the Club Official Website on Tuesday 10th June 2014.

d) Ballot papers will be available online and from the Election Officer, including by post (please include a stamped addressed envelope) by Friday 13th June 2014 at the latest.

e) Ballot Papers to be completed and sent online by PDF attachment or in person/by post to the Election Officer no later than Noon on Friday 11th July 2014. 

f) Votes to be counted at 7.30pm on Monday 14th July 2014 at a venue to be notified.

g) Any complaints should be made to the Election Officer whose decision shall be final although any appeal may be made in accordance with Society Rules.

h) The result of the election to be confirmed at the Society AGM on Wednesday 16th July 2014 when the two existing Board members stand down and the new Board members take over. Within 14 days the new Board elect the Chair and other officers. 

Nomination forms are available to download here