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Election timetable and notices

The timetable and notices, when published, for the Police and Crime Commissioner, Tees Valley Combined Authority and By Elections, can be found below.

Election timetable and notices
Event Date (and deadline if not midnight)

Publication of Notice of Election

Not later than Monday, 29 March 2021
Delivery of Poll Cards (if you do not receive a poll card you may not be registered - please check with the elections office using the contact details below) Not later than Monday, 29 March 2021

Delivery of Nomination Papers 

(Note - Nomination Papers should be submitted to the PARO at Durham County Council in relation to the PCC Election, to the CARO at Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council in relation to the Combined Authority Mayoral Election and the Returning Officer at Darlington Borough Council for the By Election(s))

Between 10am and 4pm on any working day after publication of the Notice of Election, until 4pm on Thursday, 8 April 2021
Deadline for withdrawals 4pm, Thursday, 8 April 2021

Deadline for the notification of Appointment of Election Agent

4pm, Thursday, 8 April 2021
Making Objections to Nomination Papers 

Between 10am and 12 noon on Thursday, 8 April 2021, objections can be made to all delivered nominations.

Between 12 noon and 5pm on Thursday, 8 April 2021, objections can only be made to nominations delivered after 4pm on Wednesday, 7 April 2021.

Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated 

Not later than 4pm on Friday, 9 April 2021
First Issue of Overseas Postal Votes (for those applications received before 30 March 2021) Thursday, 15 April 2021
Deadline for receiving applications for registration - to register visit the Register to Vote website Monday, 19 April 2021
First issue of Postal Votes (for those applications received before 30 March 2021) Monday, 19 April 2021
Deadline for receiving new Postal Vote and Postal Proxy applications, and for changes to existing Postal or Proxy Votes 5pm, Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Second Issue of Postal Votes (for those applications received between 31 March 2021 and 20 April 2021) Sunday, 25 April 2021
Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by Proxy (not Postal Proxy or Emergency Proxies)  5pm, Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Publication of Notice of Poll

  • Police and Crime Commissioner Election (Durham Police Area)
  • Tees Valley Combined Authority Mayoral Election
  • Hummersknott Ward By Election
  • Red Hall and Lingfield By Election
Not later than Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Deadline for notification of appointment of Polling and Counting Agents Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Notification of appointment of sub-agents Wednesday, 28 April 2021
First date that electors can apply for replacement for lost Postal Votes Thursday, 29 April 2021
Polling Day 7am to 10pm on Thursday, 6 May 2021
Deadline to apply for a replacement for spoilt or lost Postal Votes 5pm, Thursday, 6 May 2021
Deadline for Emergency Proxy applications  5pm, Thursday, 6 May 2021
Last point at which the Electoral Register can be altered due to a clerical error or court appeal 9pm, Thursday, 6 May 2021

 

For further information please e-mail [email protected] or telephone 01325 406444.