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UK Parliamentary Election (General Election) 2019

A UK Parliamentary General election will be held on Thursday 12 December 2019.

Who can vote

You must be registered to vote and also be one of the following:

  • be registered to vote (If you’re already registered to vote you don't need to register again)
  • be 18 or over on the day of the election (‘polling day’)
  • 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

Voting options and your poll card 

If you know you won't be able to vote in person, then you can either:

If you've chosen to vote in person and providing your name is on the electoral register, you will receive a poll card which tells you where you should vote.

If you have already chosen to vote by post then you will receive a poll card which tells you when and where your voting papers will be sent.

Election day and results

Polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 12 December.

As results are being declared, they will be available on:

Candidate Information

If you are interested in standing as a candidate at this election, email to request more information or a nomination pack, or visit the Electoral Commission website.

To stand as a candidate you will need to have submitted your completed nomination papers by 4pm on Thursday 14 November 2019.

Notice of election

The following notice of election have been issued for the 2019 UK Parliamentary election:

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