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Postal Voting

What is a Postal Vote?

Voting by post is an easy and convenient way of voting if you are unable to get to the polling station.  Anyone who is registered to vote can apply for a postal vote.

  • The deadline to apply to vote by post at the UK general election on Thursday 8 June is 5pm on Tuesday 23 May. If you miss this deadline you will not be able to vote by post, but you can still vote in person.

How do I get a Postal Vote?

  1. Click here to download a Postal Vote Application Form.
  2. Print the form and fill it out - remember to sign it. 
  3. Send it to the address below, or drop it off in person:

Where to send your postal vote application form

If your local council is Redditch Borough Council, send your form to:

Electoral Registration Officer
Redditch Borough Council
Town Hall
Redditch
B98 8AH

If your local council is Wychavon District Council, send your form to:

Wychavon District Council
Pershore Civic Centre
Queen Elizabeth Drive
Pershore
WR10 1PT

Where to direct queries about your postal vote

Redditch Borough Council
Tel: 01527 53 4009

Wychavon District Council
Tel: 01386 565 000

Proxy Vote

What is a Proxy Vote?

Proxy voting means that if you aren't able to cast your vote in person, you can have someone you trust cast your vote for you.

The deadline to apply to vote by proxy at the UK general election on Thursday 8 June is 5pm on Wednesday 31 May.

How do I get a Proxy Vote?

You have to complete a different form depending on the reason why you want a proxy vote. You can see the full list and download forms from the following website: https://www.yourvotematters.co.uk/how-do-i-vote/voting-by-proxy

Where to send your Proxy Vote Application Form

If your local council is Redditch Borough Council, send your form to:

Electoral Registration Officer
Redditch Borough Council
Town Hall
Redditch
B98 8AH

You can also email elections@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk with a scanned copy of your signed form.

If your local council is Wychavon District Council, send your form to:

Wychavon District Council
Pershore Civic Centre
Queen Elizabeth Drive
Pershore
WR10 1PT

You can also email elections@wychavon.gov.uk with a scanned copy of your signed form.

Where to direct queries about your proxy vote

Redditch Borough Council
Tel: 01527 53 4009
Email: elections@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk

Wychavon District Council
Tel: 01386 565 000

Emergency Proxy Vote

In certain circumstances, where you have an emergency that means you cannot go to the polling station in person, you can apply for an emergency proxy up to 5pm on the day of the poll.

Click the appropriate option below to download an Emergency Proxy Vote application form and send it to the appropriate Electoral Services office for your area.

For residents of Redditch Borough Council: elections@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk
For residents of Wychavon District Council: elections@wychavon.gov.uk