A postal vote enables you to receive and return your ballot paper via the post rather than going to the polling station.
Please note that the deadline for completing a Postal Vote for the 2016 Borough Ward Elections is 5pm on Tuesday 19th April.
Download and complete the postal vote application form and return it to:
Electoral Services Office
Things to note:
- Applications can be made for a single election or indefinitely
- A postal vote can be sent to your home address or any other address specified by you
- Postal votes can be sent overseas, but you need to consider whether there would be time for you to receive and return your ballot paper by polling day
- Postal votes are usually despatched by first class post about a week before polling day
- If you have been sent a postal vote, you cannot vote in person at a polling station
- Postal votes can be posted back to the council offices or returned by hand to the council offices or polling station
- Postal votes have to be received at the council or polling station by the close of poll on polling day