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Information for voters, St George's by-election

There will be a by-election in St George’s ward on Thursday 12 December 2019 on the same day as the General Election.

If registered to vote, residents in St George’s ward will be able to vote in the by-election at the same time as the General Election at their local polling station.

Non-British EU residents are not eligible to vote in the General Election, but can vote in the by-election. 

If this applies to you, you will be issued with a separate poll card for the by-election. It is likely that polling cards for the by-election will arrive later than the one for the General Election, but it should be with you in the next couple of weeks.

St George's by-election candidates

In a by-election you can vote for one candidate to represent the interests of your ward. The elected councillor will serve until the next local election in May 2022.

Name of candidate Home address Description (if any) Reason why no longer nominated*
(Address in the London Borough of Islington) Green Party
(Address in the London Borough of Islington) >Women`s Equality Party
30 Vista House, 17 Stroud Green Road, London, N4 3FB Labour Party
Helen Judith
116 St George`s Avenue, London, N7 0AH Liberal Democrat

*Decision of the Returning Officer that the nomination is invalid or other reason why a person nominated no longer stands nominated.

Registering to vote

The deadline to register to vote has closed. 

If you are not sure whether you are registered to vote, please email

Postal vote

The deadline to apply for a postal vote for the General Election and St George's ward by-election is closed.

If you are eligible to vote in both the General Election and St George’s Ward by-election and applied for a postal vote you will receive two envelopes - one for the General Election and one to elect a new St George’s councillor. If you want to vote in both elections, you need to fill both postal votes in and return them separately using the envelopes provided.

Proxy vote 

The deadline to apply for a proxy vote for the General Election and St George's ward by election is closed.  

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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