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Elections 2009: If you want to vote, make sure nothing stops you

European Parliamentary and English local elections took place on 4 June 2009.

European election results are expected from 9 pm on Sunday 7 June

English local election results can be found here.

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

Reason 5
If you’re a student living away from home, you can register twice.

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?

Armed forces

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?

Students

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

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Electoral information

Upcoming elections

The next scheduled elections in your area are in 2010.

Further information

Although no more elections are scheduled during 2009, an election can be called at any time and at short notice. Make sure you're registered to vote so you can have your say!

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.

Service voter campaign

19 Sep 2008

Electoral Commission encourages Armed Forces personnel to register to vote.