Time’s running out – if you’re not already registered, register to vote today

If you want to have a say in the way local services are run, make sure you register to vote by midnight on Tuesday, 17 April.

Published: Friday, 13th April 2018

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Resident voting in an election

Every eligible Hounslow resident on the Electoral Register should by now have received a poll card confirming the details of their polling station. If you haven’t received your poll card, please check that you’re registered to vote by contacting the council’s Electoral Services team by emailing the Elections team or calling 020 8583 2828.

If you know you’re not registered, you can register to vote online. It only takes a few minutes.

All United Kingdom, European Union and Commonwealth citizens are eligible to vote in the Local Election, as long as they are 18 or over on polling day.

If you have moved recently, you should have re-registered at your new address.

Postal vote deadline

Anyone who is registered to vote can apply to have their ballot paper sent to them in the post. To apply, visit the Your Vote Matters website, download the relevant form and return  Your Vote Matters website a scanned copy of the form to the Elections team

The deadline to return the postal vote form or written notifications of changes to existing postal or proxy arrangements is 5pm on Wednesday 18 April.

Proxy vote deadline

If you wish to apply for a new proxy vote application (someone to vote on your behalf)  please download a form and return a scanned copy of the form to the Elections team 

To apply, visit Your Vote Matters website, the deadline to return the proxy vote form is 5pm on Wednesday 25 April. 

Alternatively, post it to Electoral Services, Civic Centre, Lampton Road, Hounslow, TW3 4DN.

Where to vote

Your polling station will be open from 7am until 10pm on election day. Your poll card will include details of your named polling station.

For more information about the election, registering to vote, postal or proxy votes, visit the Elections page.

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