The four yearly election will take place on Thursday 4 May 2017 covering all 72 seats, across 68 divisions.
The notice of election will be published on 20 March 2017.
The counts will take place on Friday 5 May 2017 in each of the seven district councils. We will then collate and publish the results across the county as they come in.
|Publication of notice of election||Monday 20 March 2017|
|Receipt of nominations||4pm on Tuesday 4 April 2017|
|Withdrawal of candidate||4pm on Tuesday 4 April 2017|
|Appointment of election agents||4pm on Tuesday 4 April 2017|
|Publication of notice of election agents||4pm on Tuesday 4 April 2017|
|Publication of statements of persons nominated||4pm on Wednesday 5 April 2017|
|Last date for registration||Thursday 13 April 2017|
|Receipt of postal vote applications||5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017|
|Publication of notice of poll||Tuesday 25 April 2017|
|Receipt of proxy vote applications||5pm on Tuesday 25 April 2017|
|Appointment of poll and count agents||Wednesday 26 April 2017|
|First day to issue replacement lost postal ballot papers||Thursday 27 April 2017|
|Receipt of emergency proxy vote applications||5pm on Thursday 4 May 2017|
|Last day to issue replacement spoilt or lost postal ballot papers||5pm on Thursday 4 May 2017|
|Day of poll||7am to 10pm on Thursday 4 May 2017|
|Count||Friday 5 May 2017|
|Return of election expenses||Friday 9 June 2017|