Torksey By-Election 2019

Following the resignation of Stuart Kinch who represented the Torksey Ward on West Lindsey District Council, a by-election will take place on Thursday, 24th October 2019.


We are very pleased to have selected our candidate through a rigorous contested selection process, involving a ballot of local members. We will announce the name of our candidate following the submission of their nomination papers. Details of our candidate can be found by clicking on her name:-

Donate to the Campaign

By-elections take time, effort and money to deliver a winning campaign and we need your support.  It is a misconception that there is money available from the national party to pay for election campaigning. This is not the case. We rely entirely on financial donations from our local members and supporters.

If you would like to support our campaign please download and complete the Fighting Fund Donation Form at the bottom of this page in the 'Attachments' section, and return to the address stated.

Get Involved

Would you like to be a Campaign Volunteer? We always welcome support and you can do as much or as little as you feel able. Whether it be part of a delivery team in your local area delivering a street or two of leaflets, helping stuff envelopes or other tasks in our office, or being involved in telephone or door-to-door canvassing; we would be delighted to hear from you by post, by phone or by e-mail (visit our contact page) or why not fill in the form at the bottom of this page? Go on, get involved and help us build a country that works for everyone.

Vote by Post

If you think you might be away, or might not get to the polling station, or even if it will be just one less thing to remember, you can choose to vote by Post. Details can be found by clicking here. The deadline to apply for a new postal vote for this by-election is 5:00pm on Wednesday, 9th October 2019.


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Jayne Ellis

District Council Candidate (Torksey Ward)

Jayne, is originally from Lincolnshire having been born in Louth and resided here for many years. From a young age, Jayne has travelled extensively with her family as her father served in the Royal Air Force in many countries.


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Get Involved Form

Please help us to help you to become more involved with your local Conservative Association by completing this online form.

1. How would you like to get involved with Gainsborough Constituency Conservative Association?
2. Would you like an application to vote by post?
Many people find it easier to vote by post, guaranteeing their vote even if they are away or ill.


Conservatives Name Candidate for Torksey By-Election

The Gainsborough Constituency Conservative Association are pleased to have selected a first-class, local candidate, for the forthcoming by-election on Thursday, 24th October, for the Torksey ward vacancy on West Lindsey District Council.

Stuart Kinch Decides to Resign as West Lindsey District Councillor

Stuart Kinch, who has served as a Conservative District Councillor for the Torksey Ward for over sixteen years, since May 2003, has written to Ian Knowles, West Lindsey District Council’s Head of Paid Service to inform him of his decision to resign his public office. Stuart said: