Ensure Your Postal Vote Is Counted For The General Election

Ensure Your Postal Vote Is Counted For The General Election

04/12/19 - Broxtowe residents are being reminded to complete their postal votes carefully, following the instructions included or their vote may be rejected.

Postal votes have to be rejected if the date of birth box has been filled out incorrectly with the date the postal vote was sent or the statement has not been signed.

To complete your postal vote, follow these steps:

  1. Mark your vote on the ballot paper.
  2. Put your ballot paper into the ballot paper envelope, envelope A, and seal it.
  3. Complete your postal voting statement with your date of birth and your signature. Make sure you fill in your date of birth not today’s date.
  4. Put your completed postal voting statement and envelope A, with your ballot paper inside, into envelope B and seal it. Post envelope B. It is free to return your vote by post so you don’t need a stamp.. Make sure you send back your postal voting statement and your ballot paper, or your vote might not be counted.

Polling stations will be open from 7.00am to 10.00pm on Thursday 12th December and residents can only vote at the polling station stated on their own poll card. You can find where your polling station is at https://wheredoivote.co.uk/

Postal votes must be returned by 10.00pm on Thursday 12th December. Anyone who has not been able to post their vote before polling day can take their completed postal vote to their polling station on polling day and hand it in before 10.00pm.

If you’ve appointed a proxy, then they need to make sure they are able to vote at the correct polling station on your behalf.

Alternatively, visit www.aboutmyvote.co.uk


Electoral Services
tel: 0115 917 3276