Parliamentary General Election - Thursday 12 December 2019

Following the vote in the House of Commons a UK Parlimentary General Election will be held on Thursday 12 December 2019.

Winchester City Council is covered by two constituencies:

  • Winchester  (which takes in part of Eastleigh Borough Council)
  • Meon Valley (which takes in part of Havant Borough Council and East Hampshire District Council)

Both constituencies will be administered by the Acting Returning Officer at Winchester City Council.

For more information on Parlimentary Constituencies, please visit www.parliament.uk

  • To vote in these elections

    In order to vote for these elections, you will need to be registered on the Register of Electors and you must be:

    • Resident in the Winchester City Council area on the date of the election;
    • A British, Irish or Commonwealth citizen, or a British citizen living overseas for a period of 15 years or less;
    • 18 years or older.

    If you are an eligible elector and you are already on the Register of the Electors for Winchester City Council, you do not need to re-register for these elections.

    Information on how to register can be found on www.gov.uk/register-to-vote The deadline for applying to register for vote in the Parliamentary General Election is Tuesday 26 November 2019

  • If you are unable to get to your polling station on 12 December

    By post

    • The deadline for applying to vote by post for this election is 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019.
    • All postal votes will be dispatched first class.
    • A copy of the application form for this can be downloaded here, please note that you will need to print this form and complete it as a signature is required in order to complete the form.

    By proxy

    • The deadline for applying to vote by proxy is 5pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019.  Please note that, when appointing someone to vote on your behalf, that person must be a registered elector who is eligible to vote at this election, and who is able to get to your polling station on 12 December.  If they are not able to get to your polling station to cast your vote, they can apply to cast your proxy vote by post, but their application must reach us by the postal vote deadline of 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019.
    • A copy of the application form for this can be downloaded here. Please note that you will need to print this form and complete it as a signature is required in order to complete the form.
    • Completed postal or proxy application forms can either be posted back to the address shown on the form, or can be scanned in and emailed to us at ereg@winchester.gov.uk