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Election timetable


Key election dates
Notice, Deadline or AppointmentDate
Publication of the Notice of ElectionWednesday 12 May 2021
Nominations beginThursday 13 May 2021 at 10am
Nominations deadlineThursday 20 May 2021 at 4pm
Withdrawal of Candidate deadlineThursday 20 May 2021 at 4pm
Appointment of Election Agents deadline*Thursday 20 May 2021 at 4pm
Publication of the Statement of Persons NominatedFriday 21 May 2021 at 5pm
Registration deadlineTuesday 01 June 2021 at 11:59pm
Postal vote application deadlineWednesday 02 June 2021 at 5pm
Publication of the Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling StationsWednesday 09 June 2021
Proxy vote application deadlineWednesday 09 June 2021 at 5pm
Appointment of Poll and Count Agents deadlineThursday 10 June 2021
Polling day (between 7am and 10pm)Thursday 17 June 2021
Kent County Council and Local by-election resultsFriday 18 June 2021


*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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