Ways to Vote

Voting by Post

You can choose to vote by post if you cannot or do not wish to attend your polling station.

To download a postal vote application form please see our related downloads.

Voting by Proxy

Proxy voting is when you appoint someone you trust to vote on your behalf.

You can apply for a proxy vote if:

  • You are unable to go to the polling station for one particular election
  • You are away on holiday
  • You have a physical condition that means you cannot go to the polling station on election day
  • Due to your job you cannot go to the polling station on election day
  • Your attendance on an education course means that you cannot go to the polling station on election day
  • You are a British Citizen living overseas
  • You are a Crown Servant or a member of Her Majesty's Armed Forces
  • To download an application to vote by proxy please see our related downloads.

Page last updated: 27/07/2016