Last day for delivery of nomination papers /withdrawal of candidature/appointment of election agents (4pm)
Statement of persons nominated published at close of time for making objections to nomination papers (5pm on Day 6) or as soon afterwards as any objections are disposed of
Last day for requests for a new postal vote or to change or cancel an existing postal vote or proxy appointment (5pm)
Last day to apply to register to vote
Last day for new applications to vote by proxy (except for medical emergencies) (5pm)4 May
Last day for appointment of polling and counting agents6 May 2010
Polling Day (7am – 10pm) Last day to issue replacements for spoilt or lost postal ballot papers (5pm) Last day for new applications to vote by proxy on grounds of a medical emergency (5pm) Last day to make alterations to the register to correct a clerical error or to implement a court registration appeal) decision (9pm)I understand from the Electoral Commission survey on the matter that Sheffield intends to count after the polls close on the evening of the 6th/early hours of the 7th.