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Election timetable


Key election dates
Notice, Deadline or AppointmentDate
Publication of the Notice of ElectionFriday 19 March 2021
Nominations beginMonday 22 March 2021 at 10am
Nominations deadlineThursday 08 April 2021 at 4pm
Withdrawal of Candidate deadlineThursday 08 April 2021 at 4pm
Appointment of Election Agents deadline*Thursday 08 April 2021 at 4pm
Publication of the Statement of Persons NominatedFriday 09 April 2021 by 4pm
Registration deadlineMonday 19 April 2021 at 23:59pm
Postal vote application deadlineTuesday 20 April 2021 at 5pm
Publication of the Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling StationsMonday 26 April 2021
Proxy vote application deadlineTuesday 27 April 2021 at 5pm
Appointment of Poll and Count Agents deadlineWednesday 28 April 2021
Polling day (between 7am and 10pm)Thursday 06 May 2021
Kent County Council and Local by-election resultsFriday 7th May 2021**
Police and Crime Commissioner resultsMonday 10th May 2021**


*Police and Crime Commissioner and Kent County Council elections only

**Anticipated date, the coronavirus pandemic restrictions may slow the process if we can not have as many people in the count hall counting as we have done for previous elections.

If you are already registered on the electoral register, there is no need to register again for this election. 

If you believe you are not registered please go to  before the registration deadline.


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