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Annual Canvass

If you live in Great Britain, you should soon be receiving a form from your Electoral Registration Office to update your registration details.

Use this form rather than the forms available on this site to register to vote.

Register to Vote

It's easier than you think! You need to be registered to vote in UK elections and referendums.

Reasons why you should register to vote

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Across the world people have died fighting for the right to vote and be part of a democracy.

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How do I vote?

You need to be on the electoral register to vote in UK elections and referendums. This section gives you information about how to register and vote.
Postal vote application
Proxy vote application

Am I already registered to vote in the UK?

The electoral register is held by your local electoral registration office – they can tell you if you’re already registered. Enter your postcode on this site to find out who to contact.

Information for voters

Home movers

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I have just moved house, do I need to register to vote again?

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Service voters

I am a member of the Armed Forces, how do I register and vote?

Overseas voters

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I am a British citizen living overseas, can I still vote in UK elections?



I'm a student.  How do I register to vote?

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Alternatively contact your local Electoral Registration Office.

Electoral information

Upcoming elections

The next scheduled elections in the UK are due to take place on 3 May 2012. These include local government elections in Wales, Scotland and some parts of England, and the London Assembly and Mayoral elections.

Your Electoral Registration Office

To view your Electoral Registration Office details, enter your postcode above

Latest News

Some of the latest news in the world of UK elections.