Register to vote
If you have not yet registered to vote please visit
www.gov.uk/register-to-vote or contact Electoral Services at your local Council. The deadline for registration is the 13th April, to register we’ll need to know your date of birth and national insurance number.
Once registered you will be sent a poll card before 4th May, this will include details of where your polling station is. You do not need to take the poll card with you to vote (unless you are an anonymous elector), but it will help staff. You can only vote at the polling station stated on this card.
Why not vote by post?
Postal voting is simple and it’s free- If you’re a registered postal voter, your ballot paper will be sent to you from the 18th April and if you haven’t received your postal vote by the 27th April please contact Electoral Services before polling day.
You must return it so that it is delivered to your electoral registration office by 10pm on 4th May in the envelope provided, or at a polling station in your borough on polling day.
Not able to vote in person?
If you have applied to have someone vote on your behalf (Proxy), make sure that they know which of the candidate/candidates you wish to vote for.
If you wish to apply to vote by post or appoint someone you trust to vote on your behalf as your proxy, download a form from www.aboutmyvote.co.uk, complete it fully and return it to Electoral Services at your local Council New applications for a postal vote must be returned to your electoral registration office by 5pm on Tuesday 18 April and new applications for a proxy vote by 5pm on Tuesday 25 April.Register to vote