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As a student, which address should I use to register to vote?

Students may be entitled to register at both their home address and their university address, but can only vote once to the same elected chamber or position.

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Students may be entitled to register at both their home address and their university address, but can only vote once to the same elected chamber or position.

If your home and university addresses are in two different local authority areas, you can vote in local elections in both.

However, even if you are registered in two areas – at home and at university – you can only vote in one at a general election.

It is a criminal offence to vote twice in a UK general election.

The final decision on a registration rests with the electoral registration officer that you are trying to register with. You should contact your local council for further information.

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