General Election 2019

The UK Parliament General Election will take place on Thursday 12 December 2019. 

Key deadlines

Tuesday 26 November 2019 at midnight

The deadline for receiving applications for registration, if not already registered, is midnight Tuesday 26 November 2019. 

Register to vote

To vote at this election you must be a British citizen, a citizen of the Republic of Ireland, or a Commonwealth citizen. You must live in the UK, or be a British citizen abroad who has been registered to vote in the last 15 years. You must be 18 years of age or over on polling day.

Tuesday 26 November 2019 at 5pm

The deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes is 5pm Tuesday 26 November 2019.

Postal and proxy voting forms

Wednesday 4 December 2019 at 5pm

The deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) is 5pm Wednesday 4 December 2019. A proxy is a person who votes on the voter’s behalf. The proxy must be an eligible elector at this election.

Thursday 12 December 2019 at 5pm

The deadline for emergency proxy applications is 5pm Thursday 12 December 2019.

Polling day - Thursday 12 December 2019 from 7am to 10pm

If you are registered and eligible to vote at this election you will receive a card or letter providing information on the election. If you're voting at a polling place you do not need to take your poll card with you in order to vote. Poll cards are sent mainly for information purposes.

Notices

Notice of Election - Cities of London and Westminster (PDF, 73KB)

Notice of Election - Westminster North (PDF, 71KB)

Statement of Persons Nominated, Notice of Poll and Situation of polling stations Cities of London and Westminster Constituency (PDF, 125KB)

Statement of Persons Nominated, Notice of Poll and Situation of polling stations Westminster North (PDF, 76KB)

Last updated: 14 November 2019