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Key dates

​​​​​​​​​​​Saturdays, Sundays, Bank Holidays and ​any public thanksgiving or mourning days are not included in the timetable. Please be aware that the timetable may change in the event of days being appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning.

This timetable has been developed based on the legislation as it currently stands and so it may be subject to change. We will update and re-publish the timetable as appropriate if further legislation is made.

Combined timetable for the Police and Crime Commissioner and Senedd Cymru elections
​​Event​
​Election
Working days before poll (deadline if not midnight)
Date (deadline if not midnight)
​Publication of notice of election​All​
​Not later than 25 days 
​Not later than Monday 29 March​
Delivery of nomination papers​​Senedd
​Between the hours of 9am and 5pm on any day after the publication of the notice of election until 5pm on the 19th day before polling day
​Between 9am and 5pm on any working day after publication of notice of election and until 5pm on Thursday 8 April
Delivery of nomination papers
​PCC
​Between the hours of 10am and 4pm on any day after the publication of the notice of election until 4pm on the 19th day before polling day
​Between 10am and 4pm on any working day after publication of notice of election and until 4pm on Thursday 8 April
Deadline for delivery of nomination papers
​Senedd
​19 days (5pm)
​5pm on Thursday 8 April
​Deadline for delivery of nomination papers
​PCC
​19 days (4pm)
​4pm on Thursday 8 April
​Making objections to nomination papers
​Senedd
On 19 days (9am to 6pm), subject to the following:

Between 9am and 12 noon objections can be made to all delivered nominations

Between 12 noon and 6pm objections can only be made to nominations delivered after 5pm, 20 days before the poll





Between 9am and 12 noon on Thursday 8 April objections can be made to all delivered nominations

Between 12 noon and 6pm on Thursday 8 April objections can only be made to nominations delivered after 5pm on Wednesday 7 April

​Making objections to nomination papers
PCC​
On 19 days (10am to 5pm), subject to the following:

Between 10am and 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 8 April objections can be made to all delivered nominations

Between 12 noon and 5pm on Thursday 8 April objections can only be made to nominations delivered after 4pm on Wednesday 7 April

​Deadline for withdrawals ​
All​​19 days (4pm)
​4pm on Thursday 8 April
​Deadline for the notification of appointment of election agent
​All
​19 days (4pm)
​4pm on Thursday 8 April
​Publication of first interim election notice of alteration
​All
​19 days
​Thursday 8 April
​Publication of statement of persons nominated
​PCC
​Not later than 18 days (4pm)
​Not later than 4pm on Friday 9 April
​Publication of statement of persons nominated, including notice of poll and situation of polling stations​
​Senedd
​Not later than 18 days (4pm)
​Not later than 4pm on Friday 9 April
​Deadline for receiving applications for registration 
​All
​12 days
​Monday 19 April
​Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes
​All
​11 days (5pm)
​5pm on Tuesday 20 April
​Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)
​All
​6 days (5pm)
5pm on Tuesday 27 April
​Publication of second interim election notice of alteration
​All
​Between 18 days and 6 days 
​Between Friday 9 April and Tuesday 27 April (inclusive)
​Publication of notice of poll
​PCC
​Not later than 6 days
​Not later than Tuesday 27 April
​Publication of final election notice of alteration
​All
​5 days
​Wednesday 28 April
​Deadline for notification of appointment of polling agents, counting agents and sub-agents
​All
​5 days
​Wednesday 28 April
​First date that electors can apply for a replacement for lost postal votes
​All
​4 days
​Thursday 29 Apri
​Polling day
​All
​0 (7am to 10pm)
​7am to 10pm on Thursday 6 May
​Last time that electors can apply for a replacement for spoilt or lost postal votes
​All
​0 (5pm)
​5pm on Thursday 6 May
​Deadline for emergency proxy applications
​All
​0 (5pm)
​5pm on Thursday 6 May
​Last time to alter the register due to clerical error or court appeal
​All
​0 (9pm)​
​9pm on Thursday 6 May​



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