Vote for the Mayor and London Assembly on Thursday 6 May 2021

Statutory notices and elections timetable

Statutory notices and elections timetable

Mayor of London and London Assembly Elections will be held on Thursday 6 May 2021.

The days which are disregarded in calculating the timetable are Saturday, Sunday, Good Friday, Easter Monday, bank holidays and any day appointed for public thanksgiving or mourning. 

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.
 

Event Working days before poll (deadline if not midnight) Date (deadline if not midnight)
Publication of notice of election Not later than 30 days Monday 22 March 2021
Delivery of nomination papers From the date stated on the notice of election until 4pm on the 24th working day before polling day On any working day during the hours stated on the notice of election until 4pm on Tuesday 30 March 2021
Deadline for delivery of nomination papers 24 days (4pm) 4pm on Tuesday 30 March 2021
Deadline for withdrawals of nomination 24 days (4pm) 4pm on Tuesday 30 March 2021
Deadline for notification of appointment of election agents 24 days (4pm) 4pm on Tuesday 30 March 2021
Publication of first interim election notice of alteration 24 days Tuesday 30 March 2021
Publication of statement of persons (and parties) nominated Not later than 22 days (4pm) Not later than 4pm on Thursday 1 April 2021
Deadline for receiving applications for registration 12 days Monday 19 April 2021
Deadline for new postal vote applications and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes 11 days (5pm) 5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021
Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) 6 days (5pm) 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021
Publication of second interim election notice of alteration Between 23 days and 6 days Between Wednesday 31 March and Tuesday 27 April 2021 (inclusive)
Publication of notice of poll Not later than 6 days Not later than Tuesday 27 April 2021
Publication of final election notice of alteration 5 days Wednesday 28 April 2021
Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agents 5 days Wednesday 28 April 2021
First date that electors can apply for replacements for lost postal votes 4 days Thursday 29 April 2021
Deadline for notification of appointment of sub-agents 2 days Tuesday 4 May 2021
Polling day 0 (7am - 10pm) 7am to 10pm on Thursday 6 May 2021
Last time that electors can apply for a replacement for spoilt or lost postal votes 0 (5pm) 5pm on Thursday 6 May 2021
Deadline for emergency proxy applications 0 (5pm) 5pm on Thursday 6 May 2021
Last time to alter the register due to clerical error or court appeal 0 (9pm) 9pm on Thursday 6 May 2021