2015 Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council election

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The 2015 Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council election took place on 7 May 2015 to elect members of the Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council in England. [1] It was held on the same day as other local elections.

Tonbridge and Malling Non-metropolitan district in England

Tonbridge and Malling is an English local government district with borough status in Kent, England. It is in the mid-west of the county.

Election Process by which a population chooses the holder of a public office

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Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council

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References

  1. "Upcoming elections & referendums". The Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2015.