Renfrewshire Council

Key dates

Scottish local government electionsDeadline date

Publication of notice of election

Monday 13 March 2017

Delivery of nomination papers

Not later than 4pm on any working day after the publication of the notice of election until 4pm on Wednesday 29 March

Deadline for withdrawals of nomination

Wednesday 29 March 2017 (4pm)

Deadline for the notice of appointment of election agents

Wednesday 29 March 2017 (4pm)

Registration deadline

Midnight on Monday 17 April 2017

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

Tuesday 18 April 2017 (5pm)

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

Tuesday 25 April 2017 (5pm)

Polling day 

Thursday 4 May 2017 (7am-10pm)

Last time for re-issue of spoilt or lost postal votes

Thursday 4 May 2017 (5pm)

Deadline for emergency proxy applications 

Thursday 4 May (5pm)

Last time to alter the register due to clerical error or court appeal 

Thursday 4 May (9pm)

Verification and count

Friday 5 May (commencing at 8am for ballot box opening and 9am for e-Counting)

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