Voting by Post
You can choose to vote by post if you cannot or do not wish to attend your polling station.
You can download a postal vote application form.
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
Please send completed applications to:
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council