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How to vote by post or proxy

If you are registered to vote, you can apply for a postal or proxy vote. This means you don't have to vote at a polling station.

How to vote by post

  • To apply for a postal vote, print and complete the application form below and return it to us by post or email.
  • If you want to email us the form, you need to print it, sign it by hand and scan it because we can't accept digital signatures.
  • You can apply for a one-off postal vote for a specific election, or for all elections.
  • If you apply for a postal vote, we will send your ballot paper to your home or another specified address.
  • You need to apply for a postal vote by 5pm on the 11th working day before the election you want to vote in.

​How to vote by proxy

  • To apply for a proxy vote, print and complete the application form below and return it to us by post or email.
  • If you want to email us the form, you need to print it, sign it by hand and scan it because we can't accept digital signatures.
  • You can apply to vote by proxy for a specific election using the form below.
  • You need to apply for a proxy vote by 5pm on the sixth working day before the election you want to vote in.

Contact

Electoral Services
London Borough Of Lewisham Laurence House
1 Catford Road
Se6 4ru

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