Due to essential maintenance works, the Public Access Planning and Licensing system will be unavailable for periods over the weekend of 19th and 20th.

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: 24/04/2017