Voting by post

If you can’t go to the polling station on Thursday 5 May you can apply to vote by post.

To apply to vote by post you’ll need to send an application form to your local council’s elections office to arrive by 5pm on Tuesday 19 April 2016. You can download an application form and find out more information, including the contact details of your local council's elections office, at:


If you’re registered to vote by post, you should receive your ballot paper about a week before polling day. If it doesn’t arrive by Thursday 28 April, you can get a replacement from your local council's elections office until 5pm on Thursday 5 May.