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