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Statutory notices and elections timetable

Statutory notices and elections timetable

Mayor of London and London Assembly Elections will be held on Thursday 7 May 2020.

The days which are disregarded in calculating the timetable are Saturday, Sunday, Good Friday, Easter Monday, bank holidays and any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning. 

This timetable takes the May Bank Holiday moving to Friday 8 May 2020 into account.

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

This timetable has been developed based on the legislation as it currently stands, and so it may be subject to change.
 

Event Working days before poll (deadline if not midnight) Date (deadline if not midnight)
Publication of notice of election Not later than 30 days Monday 23 March 2020
Delivery of nomination papers From the date stated on the notice of election until 4pm on the 24th working day before polling day On any working day during the hours stated on the notice of election until 4pm on Wednesday 1 April 2020
Deadline for delivery of nomination papers 24 days (4pm) 4pm on Wednesday 1 April 2020
Deadline for withdrawals of nomination 24 days (4pm) 4pm on Wednesday 1 April 2020
Deadline for notification of appointment of election agents 24 days (4pm) 4pm on Wednesday 1 April 2020
Publication of first interim election notice of alteration 24 days Wednesday 1 April 2020
Publication of statement of persons (and parties) nominated Not later than 22 days (4pm) Not later than 4pm on Friday 3 April 2020
Deadline for receiving applications for registration 12 days Tuesday 21 April 2020
Deadline for new postal vote applications and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes 11 days (5pm) 5pm on Wednesday 22 April 2020
Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) 6 days (5pm) 5pm on Wednesday 29 April 2020
Publication of second interim election notice of alteration Between 23 days and 6 days Between Thursday 2 April and Wednesday 29 April (inclusive)
Publication of notice of poll Not later than 6 days Not later than Wednesday 29 April 2020
Publication of final election notice of alteration 5 days Thursday 30 April 2020
Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agents 5 days Thursday 30 April 2020
First date that electors can apply for replacements for lost postal votes 4 days Friday 1 May 2020
Deadline for notification of appointment of sub-agents 2 days Tuesday 5 May 2020
Polling day 0 (7am - 10pm) 7am to 10pm on Thursday 7 May 2020
Last time that electors can apply for a replacement for spoilt or lost postal votes 0 (5pm) 5pm on Thursday 7 May 2020
Deadline for emergency proxy applications 0 (5pm) 5pm on Thursday 7 May 2020
Last time to alter the register due to clerical error or court appeal 0 (9pm) 9pm on Thursday 7 May 2020