Information on Voting
Information on registering to vote, the voting process, how you can vote and where you can vote.
- Registering to vote The Electoral Registration Officer produces the Register of Electors for the council. You must be on this to be able to vote in elections. You can now apply to get on the Electoral Register up to 12 working days before an election.
- Where you can vote At an election you can vote in person at a polling place, by post, or you can appoint a proxy to vote for you.
- How to apply for a postal vote Anybody can choose to vote by post instead of at a polling place.
- Why should I vote? Information on why yours and everyone's vote counts.
- Proxy votes Voting by proxy is when you ask someone else to vote on your behalf.
- Information for voters with a disability Local authorities have to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act and other laws to make polling stations accessible for people with disabilities.