The leadership election timetable

by Stephen Tall on October 16, 2007

16th October: nominations open for the vacancy of leader of the Liberal Democrats. To run, an MP must be nominated by 10% of the Parliamentary party, currently seven MPs; and also by at least 200 party members in 20 local parties.

31st October:
nominations close.

17th November: ballot papers will be sent out to party members.

15th December: last day when ballot papers can be returned.

17th December: the new leader of the Liberal Democrats will be announced.