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Elections on 2 May

Elections for the next Mayor of London and London Assembly members, as well as the by-election for Hillrise ward, will take place on Thursday 2 May. Make sure you're registered to vote by midnight on Tuesday 16 April. You can also sign-up to our Voting and Elections bulletin to get reminders and resources to help you vote.

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Voting in person

What you need to know to vote at a polling station in Islington.

What you need to bring to a polling station to vote

  • One form of photo ID, such as a driving licence or a voter authority certificate (VAC).

Find out more about acceptable forms of voter ID and how to apply for a VAC.

Find your polling station

You will get a polling card in the post with the address of your polling station on it.

You can also use your post code to find it online.

Accessibility at polling stations in Islington

We will provide extra support to voters with disabilities when voting in person at a polling station.

A disabled voter will be able to choose anyone who is over 18 to come with them into the polling station and help them vote, including carers who may not be allowed to vote themselves. 

To find out more about access facilities at your polling station, contact us on 020 7527 3110 or email us at

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