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Information for voters, General Election 2019

There will be a parliamentary general election on Thursday 12 December 2019. Find out all you need to know about voting in the General Election.

Registering to vote

It is too late to get on the register to vote in the General Election, but you can register at any time for future elections.

Postal or proxy vote

The deadline to apply for a postal vote and a proxy vote has closed. 

Who you can vote for 

There are two constituencies in Islington: Islington North and Islington South & Finsbury. One MP is elected in each constituency. Find the list of candidates for the General Election 2019. Who you can vote for depends on which part of the borough you live in. 

On the day

Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 12 December. Polling stations are often busiest in the evening, especially between 5pm – 10pm.

You should have received your poll card by now, which will tell you where you should go to vote. You can also check where you should go to vote by putting your postcode into the polling station finder.

You don’t need your poll card to vote, although it is usually quicker.

If you have a postal vote, we must receive it by 10pm on Thursday 12 December for it to count.

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