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Register to vote or change your details

To be able to vote on Thursday 2nd may you must be registered!

If you are already registered there is no need to do it again unless you think your information may have changed.

Last date to register to vote is Friday 12th April.

If you are away at the time of the elections you may be able to vote by post or proxy.

The deadline for receipt of postal vote applications is 5.00 pm on Monday 15th April 2019.

The deadline for receipt of proxy vote applications is 5.00 pm on Wednesday 24th April 2019.

Registering to vote

You need to be on the electoral register to be able to vote in local and national elections and referendums. Each individual is responsible for their own registration.

You can register to vote if you're:

  • 16 or older - although you can't vote until you're 18
  • a British citizen, qualifying Commonwealth, Irish or other European Union citizen living in the UK

The easiest way to register is online. You'll need to give your name, address, date of birth and national insurance number.

You can register to vote online at

You can also change your details online if, for example, you've moved home.

If you have recently married or changed your name by deed poll you will need to let us know.

Our Privacy Notice

We use your personal information for electoral purposes and other limited, lawful purposes. Find out more in the document below.

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