Renfrewshire Council

Key Dates

Event

Working days before poll (deadline if not midnight)

Date (deadline if not midnight)

Dissolution of Parliament

25 days

Wednesday 3 May

Receipt of writ

24 days

Thursday 4 May

Publication of notice of election

Not later than 22 days (4pm)

Not later than 4pm on Monday 8 May

Delivery of nomination papers

From the day after the publication of the notice of election until the sixth day after the date of dissolution

Between 10am and 4pm on any working day after publication of notice of election until 4pm on Thursday 11 May

Deadline for delivery of nomination papers

19 days (4pm)

4pm on Thursday 11 May

Deadline for withdrawals of nomination

19 days (4pm)

4pm on Thursday 11 May

Making objections to nomination papers

(except for objections on the grounds that an individual candidate may be disqualified under the Representation of the People Act 1981 - see Commission guidance)

On 19 days (10am to 5pm), subject to the following:

Between 10 am - 12 noon objections can be made to all delivered nominations

Between 12 noon and 5pm objections can only be made to nominations delivered after 4pm, 20 days before the poll

Between 10am and 12 noon on Thursday 11 May objections can be made to all delivered nominations

Between 12 noon and 5pm on Thursday 11 May objections can only be made to nominations delivered after 4pm on Wednesday 10 May

Deadline for the notification of appointment of election agent

19 days (4pm)

4pm on Thursday 11 May

Publication of statement of persons nominated, including notice of poll and situation of polling stations

If no objections: on 19 days (at 5pm)

If objection(s) are made: Not before objection(s) are disposed of but not later than 18 days (4pm)

If no objections: at 5pm on Thursday 11 May

Objection(s) made: not before objection(s) are disposed of but not later than 4pm on Friday 12 May

Publication of first interim election notice of alteration

On 19 days

 

Thursday 11 May

Deadline for receiving applications for registration

12 days

Monday 22 May (23:59pm)

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

11 days (5pm)

5pm on Tuesday 23 May

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

6 days (5pm)

5pm on Wednesday 31 May

Publication of second interim election notice of alteration

Between 18 days and 6 days

Between Friday 12 May and Wednesday 31 May (inclusive)

Publication of final election notice of alteration

5 days

Thursday 1 June

Deadline for notification of appointment  of polling and counting agents

5 days

Thursday 1 June

First date that electors can apply for a replacement for lost postal votes

4 days

Friday 2 June

Deadline for notification of appointment of sub agents

2 days

Tuesday 6 June

Polling day

 

0 (7am to 10pm)

7am to 10pm on Thursday 8 June

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

0 (5pm)

5pm on Thursday 8 June

Deadline for emergency proxy applications

0 (5pm)

5pm on Thursday 8 June

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

0 (9pm)

9pm on Thursday 8 June

After the declaration of result

Event

Deadline

Date

Delivery of return as to election expenses

Within 35 calendar days after the date the election result is declared

If result declared on Thursday 8 June: by Thursday 13 July

 

If result declared on Friday 9 June: by Friday 14 July

Deadline for sending postal vote identifier rejection notices

Within the period of three months beginning with the date of the poll

By Thursday 7 September 2017

Deadline for spending returns of political parties and non party campaigners who spend less than £250,000

Within three months of the election

8 September 2017

Deadline for spending returns of political parties and non party campaigners who spend more than £250,000

Within six months of the election

8 December 2017

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