Richmond Park by-election 2016

The election of the Member of Parliament for the Richmond Park Constituency took place on Thursday 1 December.

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Election notices

Key dates and deadlines

Elections timetable
Event Date/deadline
Publication of Notice of Election Friday 28 October
Receipt of nominations/consents to nomination Tuesday 8 November, 4pm
Deadline for withdrawal of candidature Tuesday 8 November, 4pm
Deadline to appoint election agents Tuesday 8 November, 4pm
Publication of Statement of Persons Nominated Tuesday 8 November, 5pm
Publication of Notice of Poll Tuesday 8 November
First possible day to issue postal votes Monday 14 November
Deadline to register to vote in election Tuesday 15 November, midnight
Deadline for new postal vote applications Wednesday 16 November, 5pm
Deadline to change absent vote arrangements Wednesday 16 November, 5pm
Deadline for new proxy vote applications Wednesday 23 November, 5pm
Deadline to appoint polling and counting agents Thursday 24 November
First day to apply for replacement postal ballot papers (lost, spoilt or not received) Friday 25 November
Polling day Thursday 1 December, 7am to 10pm
Deadline for receipt of emergency proxy vote applications Thursday 1 December, 5pm
Deadline to apply for replacement postal ballot papers Thursday 1 December, 5pm
Clerical error deadline Thursday 1 December, 9pm

Updated: 9 May 2017