Timetable for the elections being held on 6 May 2021

Find all the key dates for the PFCC, Essex County Council, district and parish elections that will be taking place on 6 May 2021.

The days which are disregarded in calculating the timetable for elections are Saturday, Sunday, 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.
 

When will my poll card and postal vote pack be sent out? 

We will be providing details of when the poll cards will be sent out nearer to the time.
 

Important dates

What is happening

Date

Publication of notice of electionMonday 29 March 2021
Deadline for delivery of nomination papers4.00 p.m. Thursday 8 April 2021
Last day to register to voteMidnight Monday 19 April 2021 - register online
Last day to apply, amend or cancel a postal vote5.00 p.m. Tuesday 20 April 2021 - more on voting by post
Last day to apply for a proxy vote5.00 p.m. Tuesday 27 April 2021 - more on voting by proxy
Polling dayThursday 6 May 2021