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Isle of Man General Election 2016: Deadline for Keys candidates nears

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Image caption The people of the Isle of Man will elect 24 new MHKs at the general election in September

Candidates intending to stand in the Isle of Man's general election have until Wednesday to register.

About 60 people are expected to contest the 24 available seats in the House of Keys - Tynwald's lower house.

This year two MHKs will elected from each of the 12 constituencies following a reform of the Isle of Man's electoral boundaries.

Those looking to win election to the world's oldest continuous parliament must register by 13:00 BST.

The island's 2016 general election is due to take place on 22 September and the deadline to register to vote is 1 September.

Isle of Man Election Dates
Wednesday 24 August Nomination Day
Tuesday 30 August Issue of Notice of Poll by Returning Officers
Thursday 1 September Last opportunity to register in order to vote
Monday 12 September Last day for receipt of advance voter applications outside IoM
Friday 16 September Last day for receipt of advance voter applications within IoM
Last day for issue of advance voter ballot papers outside IoM
Last day for receipt of proxy applications / revocations
Monday 19 September Last day for issue of advance voter ballot papers within IoM
Thursday 22 September General Election Polling Day
Tuesday 27 September Swearing in of new Members
Tuesday 4 October The Chief Minister to be appointed.

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