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Statutory notices and elections timetable

Mayor of London and London Assembly Election 7 May 2020

The days which are disregarded in calculating the timetable are Saturday, Sunday, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Monday 4 May, bank holidays and any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning. 

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

Not later than 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 Tuesday 31 March

Deadline for delivery of nomination papers

24 days (4pm)

4pm on Tuesday 31 March 2020

Deadline for withdrawals of nomination

24 days (4pm)

4pm on Tuesday 31 March 2020

Deadline for notification of appointment of election agents

24 days (4pm)

4pm on Tuesday 31 March

Publication of first interim election notice of alteration

24 days

Tuesday 31 March 2020

Publication of statement of persons (and parties) nominated

Not later than 22 days (4pm)

Not later than 4pm on Thursday 2 April 2020

Deadline for receiving applications for registration

12 days

Monday 20 April 2020

Deadline for new postal vote applications and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes

11 days (5pm)

5pm on Tuesday 21 April 2020

Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)

6 days (5pm)

5pm on Tuesday 28 April 2020

Publication of second interim election notice of alteration

Between 23 days and 6 days

Between Wednesday 1 April and Tuesday 28 April (inclusive)

Publication of notice of poll

Not later than 6 days

Not later than Tuesday 28 April 2020

Publication of final election notice of alteration

5 days

Wednesday 29 April 2020

Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agents

5 days

Wednesday 29 April 2020

First date that electors can apply for replacements for lost postal votes

4 days

Thursday 30 April 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

 

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