West Berkshire Council

General Election - 12 December 2019

Timetable for the December general election

You can access pdf icon the full election timetable online [102kb].

Statutory election notices will be published on this page when they become available. 

Key dates

6 NovemberDissolution of Parliament
No later than 4pm on 11 NovemberPublication of pdf icon notice of election [66kb]
14 NovemberDeadline for delivery of nomination papers, pdf icon publication of statement of persons nominated, including notice of poll and location of polling stations [78kb]
26 NovemberDeadline for receiving applications for registration
5pm on 26 NovemberDeadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes
5pm on 4 DecemberDeadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)
6 DecemberFirst date that electors can apply for a replacement for lost postal votes
12 DecemberPolling day
5pm on 12 DecemberLast time that electors can apply for re-issue of spoilt or lost postal votes
5pm on 12 DecemberDeadline for emergency proxy applications

How do I register to vote?

  1. Go to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
  2. Fill in your name, address, date of birth and a few other details. You'll also need your National Insurance number, which can be found on your National Insurance card, or in official paperwork such as payslips, or letters about benefits or tax credits.
  3. Look out for confirmation from your local electoral registration staff to say you're registered.

How do I check if I'm already registered?

It's not possible to check if you are registered to vote online. If you need to check, please contact the Electoral Services Team

How do I vote by post or proxy?

By post -  find an application form on the Gov.uk website. 

Please return your application to postalvotes@westberks.gov.uk

By proxyfind an application form on the Gov.uk website. 

Please return your application to proxyvotes@westberks.gov.uk

Who To Contact

Contact details for West Berkshire Council's Electoral Services Team

01635 519464