General election 8 June 2017

A parliamentary election will take place on Thursday 8 June 2017.

We are responsible for running the Wycombe parliamentary constituency election. For information about elections in other constituencies part of which are in the Wycombe district see:

See My Wycombe to check your constituency. Enter your address: your constituency will be shown under the My Property tab and the Councillors and MPs heading.

Nominations

Wycombe constituency: statement of persons nominated
Name of candidateDescription (if any)Reason why no longer nominated*
 Steve Baker The Conservative Party Candidate  
 David Arthur Hayden Fitton Independent Invalid nomination
 Steve Guy Liberal Democrat  
 Richard Neal Phoenix UK Independence Party (Ukip)  
 Rafiq Raja Labour Party  
 Peter James Sims Green Party Candidate  

*Decision of the Acting Returning Officer that the nomination is invalid or other reason why a person nominated no longer stands nominated. 

The persons above against whose name no entry is made in the last column have been and stand validly nominated.

Nominations closed at 4pm on Thursday 11 May.

Deadline for receiving applications for registration

The deadline for receiving applications for registration to vote in the general election was Monday 22 May 2017.

Postal and proxy votes

The deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes is 5pm, Tuesday 23 May 2017.

See Register to vote for further information, including how to apply for postal and proxy votes.

Notice of general election

Election timetable

Election timetable: parliamentary election, 8 June 2017
 EventWorking days before poll (deadline if not midnight)Date (deadline if not midnight)
Dissolution of Parliament 25 days Wednesday 3 May
Receipt of writ 24 days Thursday 4 May
Publication of notice of election Not later than 22 days (4pm) Not later than 4pm on Monday 8 May
Delivery of nomination papers From the day after the publication of the notice of election until the sixth day after the date of dissolution Between 10am and 4pm on any working day after publication of notice of election until 4pm on Thursday 11 May
Deadline for delivery of nomination papers 19 days (4pm) 4pm on Thursday 11 May
Deadline for withdrawals of nomination 19 days (4pm) 4pm on Thursday 11 May
Making objections to nomination papers(except for objections on the grounds that an individual candidate may be disqualified under the Representation of the People Act 1981 – see Commission guidance) On 19 days (10am to 5pm), subject to the following:Between 10 am – 12 noon objections can be made to all delivered nominationsBetween 12 noon and 5pm objections can only be made to nominations delivered after 4pm, 20 days before the poll Between 10am and 12 noon on Thursday 11 May objections can be made to all delivered nominationsBetween 12 noon and 5pm on Thursday 11 May objections can only be made to nominations delivered after 4pm on Wednesday 10 May
Deadline for the notification of appointment of election agent 19 days (4pm) 4pm on Thursday 11 May
Publication of statement of persons nominated, including notice of poll and situation of polling stations If no objections: on 19 days (at 5pm)If objection(s) are made: Not before objection(s) are disposed of but not later than 18 days (4pm) If no objections: at 5pm on Thursday 11 MayObjection(s) made: not before objection(s) are disposed of but not later than 4pm on Friday 12 May
Publication of first interim election notice of alteration On 19 days Thursday 11 May
Deadline for receiving applications for registration 12 days Monday 22 May
Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes 11 days (5pm) 5pm on Tuesday 23 May
Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) 6 days (5pm) 5pm on Wednesday 31 May
Publication of second interim election notice of alteration Between 18 days and 6 days Between Friday 12 May and Wednesday 31 May (inclusive)
Publication of final election notice of alteration 5 days Thursday 1 June
Deadline for notification of appointment of polling and counting agents 5 days Thursday 1 June
First date that electors can apply for a replacement for lost postal votes 4 days Friday 2 June
Deadline for notification of appointment of sub agents 2 days Tuesday 6 June
Polling day 0 (7am to 10pm) 7am to 10pm on Thursday 8 June
Last time for re-issue of spoilt or lost postal votes 0 (5pm) 5pm on Thursday 8 June
Deadline for emergency proxy applications 0 (5pm) 5pm on Thursday 8 June
Last time to alter the register due to clerical error or court appeal 0 (9pm) 9pm on Thursday 8 June

After the declaration

Election timetable: parliamentary election, 8 June 2017
EventDeadlineDate
Delivery of return as to election expenses Within 35 calendar days after the date the election result is declared If result declared on Thursday 8 June: by Thursday 13 JulyIf result declared on Friday 9 June: by Friday 14 July
Deadline for sending postal vote identifier rejection notices Within the period of three months beginning with the date of the poll By Thursday 7 September 2017
Deadline for spending returns of political parties and non party campaigners who spend less than £250,000 Within three months of the election 8 September 2017
Deadline for spending returns of political parties and non party campaigners who spend more than £250,000 Within six months of the election 8 December 2017