United Kingdom Parliamentary General Election (UKPGE) 2017
Her Majesty’s Government has announced that a UK Parliamentary General Election will take place on Thursday 8 June 2017.
Registering to vote and voting in the UK Parliamentary General Election 2017
- if you know you are not registered to vote please register to vote now
If you were registered to vote last year, you do not need to register to vote again for these elections.
Your poll card will be sent during early May.
- if you do not receive a poll card then you need to register
- the deadline to register to vote is 22 May
EU citizens cannot vote in this election
If you are an EU citizen living in the UK and have not yet gained UK citizenship, then you cannot vote in general elections and therefore cannot vote in this election.
Who can vote in the election?
So long as they are registered to vote, people (franchise) who can vote in the elections are:
- British citizens residing in the United Kingdom and overseas
- qualifying Commonwealth citizens (including Cyprus and Malta)
- citizens of the Republic of Ireland
- eligibility to vote at different types of elections
European Union citizens are not entitled to vote in this election.
Timetable for voters
- poll cards will not go out until early May, and will likely take up to two weeks for everyone to have their poll card
- postal votes will not go out until around mid-May
- deadline to register is 22 May
- deadline to apply for a postal vote is 23 May
- polling day is 8 June
- find out about applying for postal and proxy votes
- Electoral Services
London Borough of Bexley
2 Watling Street
Kent DA6 7AT
- telephone 020 8303 7777 and ask for Electoral Services
- email firstname.lastname@example.org