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Elections and voting

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Register to vote

Find out why you should register to vote, the benefits of being on the electoral register, and how to do it.

Ways to vote

You can register to vote in person, by post, or by proxy. Find out which method is easiest for you.

Voter ID

The UK Government has introduced a requirement for voters to show photo ID when voting at a polling station at some elections. This will apply for the first time in England at the local elections on Thursday 4 May 2023.

District (Local) and Parish Elections - Thursday 4 May 2023

Information about the upcoming District and Parish Elections on Thursday 4 May 2023.

Become a councillor

How to become a councillor and what is involved.

Boundary and polling district reviews

Information about current boundary reviews including parliamentary and local boundary reviews.

Referendums

Information about the different types of referendums.