How to vote in an election
If it is your first time voting in an election, check out the ‘About my Vote’ website for a ‘step by step’ guide to the voting process.
Register to vote
Once registered, you can cast your vote in an election in three ways:
- In person at the polling station: A poll card will be sent to you stating where you should vote and when the polling station will be open
- By post: Any voter can decide to vote by post instead of voting at the polling station. Visit www.aboutmyvote.co.uk for details on how to obtain a postal vote
- By proxy: Under certain circumstances you can appoint someone to vote on your behalf. You will normally need to provide evidence of your entitlement for a proxy vote