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.

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

Page last updated: 26/10/2018