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What elections and referendums are taking place in 2024?

UK Parliamentary Election - Thursday 4 July 2024

The next General Election will take place on Thursday 4 July 2024.

Nomination papers for this election, along with full guidance for Candidates and Agents,  can be obtained from the Electoral Commission website.

Completed nominations must be hand delivered from Tuesday 4 June until 4pm Friday 7 June, in this respect please can an appointment be made.

To make an appointment or for any queries, please contact the Elections Team on 01493 846327 or by emailing elections@great-yarmouth.gov.uk

The Key events in the election timetable are listed below

EventDate
Notice of ElectionMonday 3 June 2024
Closing date for delivery of Nomination papers4pm Friday 7 June 2024
Last day to register to vote Tuesday 18 June 2024
Last day to apply for a postal vote (or to change existing absent vote details)5pm Wednesday 19 June 2024
Deadline to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate5pm Wednesday 26 June 2024
Last day to apply for a proxy vote5pm Wednesday 26 June 2024
Polling dayThursday 4 July 2024

 

Ormesby St Margaret with Scratby (Ormesby Ward) Parish By-Election - Thursday 20 June 2024

No nominations were received for this election, it will therefore be re-scheduled for a later date.

 

Police and Crime Commissioner Elections - Thursday 2 May 2024

The Election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for Norfolk will take place on Thursday 2 May 2024.  The Commissioner is accountable for how crime is tackled in their police force area, visit the Police and Crime Commissioner Norfolk (opens new window) website for more information.

Broadland and South Norfolk Council (opens new window) are the lead authority in Norfolk for this election.  All information including candidates standing will be published on their website as the election timetable progresses. You can also find further information relating to candidates on the Choose my PCC (opens new window) website.

The results for the Norfolk area will be published on Broadland and South Norfolk District Council's website.

The Local Returning Officer has posted the Declaration of local count - Great Yarmouth Counting area.

Summary of key events are as follows
EventDate
Notice of ElectionTuesday 26 March 2024
Closing date for delivery of Nomination papers4pm Friday 5 April 2024
Last day to register to vote Tuesday 16 April 2024
Last day to apply for a postal vote (or to change existing absent vote details)5pm Wednesday 17 April 2024
Deadline to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate5pm Wednesday 24 April 2024
Last day to apply for a proxy vote5pm Wednesday 24 April 2024
Polling dayThursday 2 May 2024

 

 

Last modified on 28 May 2024

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