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Postal and Proxy voting

You do not have to vote in person at the polling station or be in the area on polling day. It is possible to vote by post or to nominate someone to vote on your behalf. You can find out more about postal and proxy voting on How do I vote? (About My Vote) 

Application forms to apply for, or cancel postal and proxy votes can be found below:

All forms should be returned to: Electoral services, Town Hall, Castlefield Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0SH; or you can send us a clear, scanned copy of your completed form to [email protected].

If you need help filling in any of these forms please phone 01737 276794.

Application to vote by post ( GOV.UK pdf)

Application to vote by proxy for a particular election (GOV. UK pdf)

Cancellation of postal or proxy vote (pdf)

If you want to vote by post or by proxy at the elections on 6 May 2021, you should apply early

You can apply to vote by post or proxy either permanently, or for the elections on 6 May 2021 only.

If you normally vote at your polling station but want to vote by post or proxy, you should apply as early as possible.

  Step 1 Step 2 Step 3
Vote by post Apply no later than 5 pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021 We will send you a postal ballot pack approximately 2 to 3 weeks before polling day Follow the instructions in your postal ballot pack carefully, complete it at home and return it by post in the pre-paid envelope provided
Vote by proxy Apply no later than 5 pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021 We will notify your appointed proxy and send them a poll card Unless your proxy has applied to cast your vote by post, they will need to attend your local polling station


Video Guide to Completing Your Postal Vote Pack

Watch our short video for guidance on how to complete your postal vote pack.




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