Register to Vote

This page sets out how you go about applying to be on Mendip's Electoral Register.

You can register to vote online

Register to Vote

Key dates for the UK Parliamentary General Election on December, 12th 2019:

  • Register to vote deadline - 12 midnight on Tuesday, 26th November 2019
  • Postal deadline - 5pm on Tuesday, 26th November 2019
  • Proxy deadline - 5pm on Wednesday, 4 December 2019

UK Parliamentary General Election, 12th December 2019

Please note that you will be asked for your date of birth and national insurance number so please have this to hand.

The following people, who are 18 years and over are eligible to vote:

  • All British, Commonwealth, Irish and other European Union citizens.
  • Members of HM Forces and their spouses
  • Crown Servants employed outside the United Kingdom
  • European Citizens (but only in European and Local Elections).
  • Overseas Electors (but only in Parliamentary and European Elections).

For further information on the different types of electors, elections and who can vote in what in what election, please view this document Icon for pdf Information on registering to vote [426.31KB]

If you are unable to attend a polling station during election time or would rather vote by post, you are able to be added to the Absent Voters list.
If you are unable to attend a polling station during election time or would rather vote by proxy, you are able to be added to the Absent Voters list.
The Open Register is an extract of the Electoral Register, but it is not used for elections. It can be bought by any person, company or organisation.