Ways of voting

3. Have someone vote on your behalf - voting by proxy

Apply to vote by proxy in the Local Elections 2018

The deadline to apply to vote by proxy in the Local Elections 2018 is by 5pm on Wednesday 25 April. Use the button below to visit Your Vote Matters and download your application form.

You can appoint someone to vote on your behalf if you are unable to get to the polling station. This is called voting by proxy.

To do this, you'll need to complete and sign an application form and return it to the electoral registration office.

To find out more information and download an application form, visit the Your Vote Matters website using the link below.

Apply to vote by proxy

Alternatively you can request an application pack by contacting the elections office.

You'll need to register to vote before you can apply to vote by proxy.

Please note: You must go to the polling station of the person who appointed you as their proxy. If you can’t go to their polling station, you can apply to vote for them by post. You must apply before 5pm, 11 working days before the poll.