Elections in 2017

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Local and mayoral elections on Thursday 4 May

Polling stations for elections on Thursday 4 May are now closed.


Find out about elections where you are

Enter your postcode to find information on the elections where you are.


UK general election on Thursday 8 June 2017

Voters living in the UK

If you are already registered to vote or applied to register to vote before the deadline for the 4 May local elections, you do not need to re-register to vote.

If you are not registered to vote, you will need to register to vote by Monday 22 May to vote at the UK general election.

In England, Scotland and Wales you can register to vote at gov.uk/register-to-vote.

In Northern Ireland, visit our Register to vote in Northern Ireland page to download a registration form.

Voters living overseas

If you were registered for the EU referendum and you haven’t been asked to renew your registration then you do not need to re-register to vote in the UK general election.

If you have been asked to renew your registration and haven’t yet done so, make sure you renew as soon as possible.

If you’re unsure, contact your local authority.

You can register to vote at gov.uk/register-to-vote.

In Northern Ireland, visit the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland website to download the correct form.


Local council by-elections

Local by-elections can take place at any time of year. Your local council will be able to tell you if any by-elections are coming up in your area.