Cumbria County Council Elections 2017 - Timetable

County Council Elections - Thursday 4 May 2017
Activity Date/Time
Publication of notice of electionThursday 23 March
First despatch of poll cardsBetween Monday 27 March and Friday 31 March
Delivery of nomination papersBetween Friday 24 March and Tuesday 4 April (4pm)
Deadline for delivery of nomination papersTuesday 4 April (4pm)
Deadline for withdrawals of nominationTuesday 4 April (4pm)
Deadline for the notification of appointment of election agentTuesday 4 April (4pm)
Publication of first interim election notice of alterationTuesday 4 April
Deadline for New Applications to Vote by Proxy (not Postal Proxy), except for medical emergenciesWednesday 5 April
Publication of statement of persons nominatedWednesday 5 April (4pm)
Publication of notice of situation of polling stationsWednesday 5 April
Publication of notice of pollWednesday 5 April
Deadline for receiving applications for registrationThursday 13 April
Second despatch of poll cardsBetween Wednesday 19 April and Friday 21 April
Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votesTuesday 18 April (5pm)
First despatch of postal packsBetween Tuesday 18 April and Thursday 20 April
Second despatch of postal packsBetween Friday 21 April and Tuesday 25 April
Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)Tuesday 25 April (5pm)
Publication of second interim election notice of alterationTuesday 18 April
Publication of final election notice of alteration Wednesday 26 April 
Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agentsWednesday 26 April
First date that electors can apply for replacements for lost postal votes Thursday 27 April 
Polling day Thursday 4 May (7am to 10pm)
Last time applications for re-issue of spoilt or lost postal votes Thursday 4 May (5pm) 
Deadline for emergency proxy applications Thursday 4 May (5pm) 
Last time to alter the register due to clerical error or court appealThursday 4 May (9pm) 
Verification and counting of votes Thursday 4 May (10pm)/Friday 5 May
Declaration of results Friday 5 May
Welcome Event in KendalThursday 11 May (Afternoon)

Welcome Event in Carlisle

Annual Meeting of the full County Council

Last day for the delivery of candidates' return as to election expenses 

Friday 12 May (Morning)

Thursday 18 May

Friday 9 June 

Election business cannot be carried out on the following days:
Saturdays, Sundays, 14 April (Good Friday), 17 April (Easter Monday), 1 May (May Day)

Returning Officer
Cumbria County Council