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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

You need to be on the electoral register to vote. It takes five minutes to register to vote online at GOV.UK.

Registration to vote in the General Election 2019 is closed.

If you have recently added your details to the Household Enquiry Form this doesn’t mean you are registered to vote - you will still need to register.

If you registered to vote before Friday 1 November then your poll card should be with you by Friday 15 November, if you registered after that you should receive it within the next few weeks. If you are not sure whether you are registered to vote, please email electoral.services@islington.gov.uk

Postal or proxy vote

The deadline to apply for a postal vote and a proxy vote are now 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.

Your polling station will be shown on your polling card. 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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