Postal vote deadlines have now been added to the key dates section.

The next UK parliamentary general election will take place on Thursday 4 July 2024.

All electors who are currently registered and eligible to vote will receive a poll card before polling day, which will let you know where you need to cast your vote.

On polling day, polls will be open from 7am to 10pm.

Election Notices

Babergh District Council

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Where do I vote?

 

 

Key dates and deadlines for electors

The table below details key dates and deadlines for the upcoming general election.

 
Date Action
Tuesday 18 June Deadline (by 11:59pm) to register to vote (if you're not already registered)
Wednesday 19 June Deadline (by 5pm) for new applications to vote by post, or by postal proxy. 
Wednesday 19 June Deadline (by 5pm) to make changes to, or to cancel existing postal vote arrangements.
From Friday 21 June Postal votes (1st batch) issued ~ all Postal Vote applications received and determined before 12:00pm on Friday 31 May will be included in this issue
From Wednesday 26 June Postal votes (2nd batch) issued~ all Postal Vote applications received and determined between 12:01pm on Friday 31 May and 5pm on Wednesday 19 June will be included in this issue
Wednesday 26 June Deadline (by 5pm) to apply to vote by appointing a proxy
Wednesday 26 June Deadline (by 5pm) to Apply for a Voter Authority Certificate. You need to apply if you vote at a polling station and do not have one of the accepted forms of photo ID
Friday 28 June First day issuing replacement lost and spoilt postal votes
Thursday 4 July Polling day. Polling stations open from 7am to 10pm
Thursday 4 July Last chance to replace lost or spoilt postal votes. Deadline is 5pm
Thursday 4 July Last chance to apply for an emergency proxy vote. Deadline is 5pm

 

How to vote

To vote in an election, you must be registered. 

If you've recently turned 18, or moved house, you may not be registered. You can register to vote online.

If you would like to vote in person at a polling station, you will need valid Voter ID.

If you are unable to attend the polling station, you can apply to vote by post. You are also able to apply for a proxy vote.

Information for candidates and agents

Candidates and agents can visit our Information for candidates and agents webpage to access an election timetable, request a register or absent voter list, and download nomination papers.

Contact us

Please email elections@baberghmidsuffolk.gov.uk

Please telephone 0300 1234000 (Option 7)

Our address is:

Endeavour House

8 Russell Road

Ipswich

IP1 2BX

Our opening hours are Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm. (Excluding bank holidays)

You can also visit our Contact us webpage for other ways to get in touch.