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I've just found out I'll be away on polling day due to work commitments – can someone vote for me?

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You can apply to vote by emergency proxy up until 5pm on polling day if your occupation, service or employment means that you cannot go to the polling station in person.

This is only if you only became aware of that fact after 5pm, six working days before polling day.

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