General elections

A UK general election will be held on 8 June after MPs backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap poll.

To vote in an election you must be on the electoral register. You can register to vote online or by post.

Documents and information
Statement of Persons Nominated, Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations
Appointed Election Agents and Sub-Agents
Election timetable
Notice of Election

Absent voter options

Know someone going on holiday or who will be away for the election on 8th June?

Here are their options:

Going away on or after 2 June 2017
postal vote application deadline is 5.00 pm on 23 May 2017
Going away on or before  30 May 2017
deadline to apply is 5.00 pm on 31 May 2017
Already away and going not coming back in time for the election?
we accept scanned & emailed images of forms to put a proxy in place
deadline is 5.00 pm on 31 May 2017.

Postal voting information: critical dates

Applied for postal votes between:
Will be posted on
(Royal Mail 1st Class)
Landing date expected
Bulk / 1st Supply
Existing postal voters and applications up to 27th April
22nd May
23rd May
2nd Supply
later than  27 April,
but before 5pm 15th May
24th May
25th May
3nd Supply
Applications received later 5pm 15th May,
but by the deadline
30th May
31st May
Deadline for applying for a postal vote
5.00pm on 23 May 2017
We need your help! If you're interested in helping us out at future elections, please download and return our application pack.

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Constituency map 

Consitiuency map