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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.
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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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Electoral information

European Parliamentary Elections 2014

The 2014 European Parliamentary elections will take place on 22 May 2014.

Don't miss out - ensure you're registered to vote by completing the voter registration form on this website.

Local Council Elections 2014

The 2014 local council elections will take place on 22 May 2014.

Your Electoral Registration Office

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