Hounslow Council


Elections and Voting

Greater London Authority Elections (Thursday 5 May 2016)

On Thursday 5 May 2016 electors in London can vote for the Mayor of London and the 25 members of the London Assembly.

The Mayor of London and the London Assembly make decisions on aspects of your everyday life in London including transport, policing, housing, the environment, and fire & emergency planning.

Hounslow, along with Kingston upon Thames and Richmond Upon Thames, is part of the South West Constituency.

More information about the election is available on the London Elects website.

The deadline to register for this election is Monday 18 April 2016. For more information on how to register go to the register to vote page.

The deadline for new applications to vote by post or postal proxy and to change or cancel existing postal, proxy or postal proxy arrangements is Tuesday 19 April 2016 at 5pm. For information, including when you can expect to receive your postal vote, go to the voting by post page.

The deadline for new applications to vote by proxy is Tuesday 26 April 2016 at 5pm. For information on voting by proxy, go to the voting by proxy page.

EU Referendum (Thursday 23 June 2016)

On Thursday 23 June 2016 there will be a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union (EU).

A referendum asks you to vote on a question. For this referendum the question is:

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?

You can vote in this referendum if you are registered to vote in the UK, are 18 or over on 23 June 2016 and are:

  • A British or Irish citizen living in the UK, or

  • A Commonwealth citizen living in the UK who has leave to remain in the UK or who does not require leave to remain in the UK

  • A British citizen living overseas who has been registered to vote in the UK in the last 15 years

  • An Irish citizen living overseas who was born in Northern Ireland and who has been registered to vote in Northern Ireland in the last 15 years