When to vote Click to get info
- polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm on polling day
- you must be inside the actual polling station, or holding a ticket indicating you are in the queue for polling, by 10pm in order to still get a ballot paper
- if there's a queue at this time, you'll still be able to vote if you were in the polling station before the deadline
Finding your polling station Click to get info
Find your polling station
Your polling card has the address and location of your polling station on it. Please check where your station is, as it may have changed since the last time you voted.
You can only vote at the polling station that you have been allocated to. You can’t vote at any other station.
You don't need your polling card Click to get info
You just have to confirm your name and address to the polling station staff.
What to do if you make a mistake on your ballot paper Click to get info
- if you make a mistake when marking your ballot paper, don’t put it in the ballot box, ask the presiding officer for a another one
- your spoilt paper will be taken from you, and will be placed in a secure envelope
Access to polling stations for people with disabilities Click to get info
- any voter who is unable to vote without assistance or who is unable to read may be assisted either by a companion or by the presiding officer at the polling station
- all polling stations are wheelchair accessible
- polling staff are trained to help disabled and other voters to vote
- equipment (such as ramps, visual enhancement aids, low level polling booths and Braille information) is available at all stations
- voters with disabilities can also vote using a postal vote or a proxy vote – but will need to complete an application to do so
Election results Click to get info
The law requires every ballot paper to have a unique serial number, and that a record is kept of the serial number of every ballot paper issued to every voter. This is to prevent electoral fraud, and is not used to identify how anyone has voted.