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Upcoming elections

UK Parliamentary Election - Thursday 12th December 2019

To vote in the upcoming UK general election you must:

  • Be on the electoral register;
  • Be 18 or over on the day of the election;
  • Be a British, Irish or qualifying Commonwealth citizen;
  • Be resident at an address in the UK (or a British citizen living abroad   who has been registered to vote in the UK in the last 15 years);
  • Not be legally excluded from voting.

The deadline to register to vote in this election is midnight on Tuesday 26 November. You can register to vote here

If you think you may be unable to vote in person on 12 December, you can vote by post or by proxy.

The deadline to apply to vote by post is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019. An application form can be found here. Your completed form can be posted to Democratic and Electoral Services, Gloucester City Council, PO Box 3252, Gloucester GL1 9FW or emailed to elections@gloucester.gov.uk

A proxy vote means someone can vote on your behalf. Anyone can act as your proxy provided they're registered to vote and allowed to vote in the same type of election.

The deadline to apply to vote by proxy is 5pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019. An application form can be found here.

Your completed form can be posted to Democratic and Electoral Services, Gloucester City Council, PO Box 3252, Gloucester GL1 9FW or emailed to elections@gloucester.gov.uk 

In May 2016 Gloucester City Council moved to all out elections, having previously conducted elections by thirds. The table below shows the timetable for all planned elections that Democratic and Electoral Services is involved in organising.

Type of Election

Frequency

Next Election

Gloucester City Council

 Every 4 years

2020

Quedgeley Town Council

 Every 4 years

2020

Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner

 Every 4 years

2020

Gloucestershire County Council

 Every 4 years

2021

Parliamentary

 Every 5 years

2022

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