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Proxy votes

A proxy vote is when you appoint another person to vote on your behalf.

A person can only be a proxy for:

close relatives (the spouse, civil partner, parent, grandparent, brother, sister, child or grandchild of the applicant)


up to 2 other people

The person appointed as proxy must be eligible to vote.

Submitting your form

On all forms you need to provide your date of birth and signature. This is to prevent fraud. If you are unable to sign the form, please contact the Electoral Services team.

You can email your completed form to, attaching a photo or scanned copy of the completed form.

Alternatively, you can:

  • post it
  • hand deliver it to Electoral Services at Time Square

The deadline for applications to be received is 5pm, 6 working days before polling day.

Contact information

Electoral Services

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