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Electoral Commission England : Mayoral Election May 5th 2016

Organisation : The Electoral Commission
Facility : Mayoral Election
Country : United Kingdom

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Mayoral Election :
The days which are disregarded in calculating the timetable are Saturday, Sunday, Monday 2 May, other bank holidays and any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning.

Related : Electoral Commission England/Scotland/Wales Parliamentary General Election 2015 Result :

Please be aware that the timetable may change in the event of days being appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning.

EventElectionWorking days before poll (deadline if not midnight)Date (deadline if not midnight)
Publication of notice of electionAllNot later than 25 daysNot later than Wednesday 30 March
Delivery of nomination papersAllFrom the date and time stated on the notice of election until 4pm on the nineteenth day before polling dayOn any working day during the hours stated on the notice of election until 4pm on Thursday 7 April
Deadline for delivery of nomination papersAll19 days (4pm)4pm on Thursday 7 April
Deadline for withdrawalsAll19 days (4pm)4pm on Thursday 7 April
Deadline for the notification of appointment of election agentLocal and Mayoral


19 days (4pm)4pm on Thursday 7 April
Publication of first interim election notice of alterationAll19 days


Thursday 7 April
Publication of statement of persons nominatedAllNot later than 18 days (4pm)Not later than 4pm on Friday 8 April
Deadline for receiving applications for registrationAll12 daysMonday 18 April
Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votesAll11 days (5pm)5pm on Tuesday 19 April
Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)All6 days (5pm)5pm on Tuesday 26 April
Publication of second interim election notice of alterationAllBetween 18 days and 6 daysBetween Friday 8 April and Tuesday 26 April (inclusive)
Publication of notice of pollAllNot later than 6 daysNot later than Tuesday 26 April
Publication of final election notice of alterationAll5 daysWednesday 27 April
Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agentsAll5 daysWednesday 27 April
First date that electors can apply for a replacement for lost postal votesAll4 daysThursday 28 April
Polling day


All0 (7am to 10pm)7am to 10pm on Thursday 5 May
Last time that electors can apply for a replacement for spoilt or lost postal votesAll0 (5pm)5pm on Thursday 5 May
Deadline for emergency proxy applicationsAll0 (5pm)5pm on Thursday 5 May
Last time to alter the register due to clerical error or court appealAll0 (9pm)9pm on Thursday 5 May

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