Elections 2019

Information for voters

UK Parliamentary General Election - Thursday 12 December

If you are not yet registered to vote, or you have recently moved or are due to move, you have until midnight on Tuesday 26 November to register to be able to vote in this election. Dates for the sending of poll cards have not yet been confirmed, as soon as they have we will publish the information.

If you are already registered, but will be away on polling day, you can apply for a postal vote. Completed applications must be received by us no later than 5pm on Tuesday 26 November. If you are going to be abroad at the time of the election, do please consider the length of time it will take for the postal vote to reach you, and for it to return to the UK to be counted. Completed postal vote packs, which must include the statement and ballot paper, must be received by 10pm on polling day to count. It is not possible for any part of the postal vote pack to be returned via email.

Dates for the sending out of postal votes have not yet been confirmed, as soon as they have we will publish the information.

If you already have a postal vote, but will be away when they are sent out, you can change the address your vote is sent to, or you can cancel it altogether. To change or cancel your postal vote you must let us know in writing (letter or email is fine) by 5pm on 26 November; each person who wants to cancel a postal vote must contact us individually.

If you are going to be away on polling day and don't want a postal vote, you can appoint a proxy (someone who votes on your behalf) to vote in your usual polling station. Completed proxy applications must be received by us no later than 5pm on Wednesday 4 December. After this deadline we will write to your proxy to confirm they have been appointed.

We are happy to receive completed application forms:

via email, to elections@cherwellandsouthnorthants.gov.uk

by post: Democratic and Elections Team, Bodicote House, Bodicote, Banbury, OX15 4AA

or handed in to the main Council offices at Bodicote House or any of the outreach offices in Banbury Town Centre, Bicester or Kidlington.