The deadlines for activity are set in law and the Combined Authoruty Returning Officer (CARO) and Local Returning Officers (LROs) have no discretion to change or extend them.

Legal Notices (highlighted) will be published on this page according to the timetable below:

 

What When
Publication of Notice of Election  (This is the legal notice which details arrangements for the election) Friday 24 March
Poll cards delivered to electors registered to vote by 10 March From Saturday 25 March
Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated  (this is the final list of candidates) No later than 4pm on Wednesday 5 April
Publication of Notice of Particulars of Election Agents   
Publication of Notice of Particulars of Sub-Agents   
Poll cards delivered to electors registered to vote between 11 March and 4 April From Tuesday 11 April
Deadline for receiving applications to register to vote by 4 May Thursday 13 April
Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal vote applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes 5pm on Tuesday 18 April
First day for delivery of the Candidate Address Booklet  Tuesday 18 April
Postal packs delivered to electors registered for a postal vote by 31 March From Friday 21 April
Postal packs delivered to electors registered for a postal vote between 1 April and 5pm on 18 April. From Saturday 22 April
Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy 5pm on Tuesday 25 April
Publication of Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Places (the full list of polling stations) Not later than Tuesday 25 April 
Poll cards delivered to electors registered to vote between 5 April and 13 April From Wednesday 26 April
First date that electors can apply for a replacement postal vote Thursday 27 April
Polling day Thursday 4 May (7am - 10pm)