General Election 12 December 2019
Following the vote in the House of Commons on Tuesday 29 October to hold a General Election, the date has been set for Thursday 12 December.
Poll cards will be hand delivered showing your polling station as soon as possible after 12 November 2019.
Please be aware that due to the short notice nature of this election, and the proximity to Christmas, some of the normal venues used for polling may not be available, and alternatives will need to be found. Please check your poll card carefully, as the polling station may have changed.
You are eligible to vote if you are British, Irish or Commonwealth citizen and registered to vote. The deadline to register is Tuesday 26 November, and you can do so, if you are not already registered, by visiting www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
If you would like to apply for a postal vote, you can download an application form from www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/voter/how-cast-your-vote/voting-post
The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019.
Please note, postal votes are sent out very close to the election, and therefore if you are going to be away, or want your postal vote to be sent abroad, you may wish to consider applying for a proxy vote instead. This is when someone you trust attends your polling station and votes on your behalf. You can find more information here www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/voter/how-cast-your-vote/voting-proxy
Notices for this election will be published on this page.
Information issued by the Electoral Commission regarding the General Election in December 2019 is available here.
Last date for registration is 26 November 2019
Deadline for completed postal vote applications to be received in our office is by 5pm 26 November 2019
Deadline for completed proxy applications to be received in our office is by is 5pm on 4 December 2019
Notices of election