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UK Parliamentary General Election 2019


Information regarding the UK Parliamentary General Election due to be held on Thursday 12th December,Barrow Borough Council Elections 

An early UK Parliamentary Election is due to take place on Thursday 12th December, 2019.   Please see below for further information.

Click here to view the Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll which has been published today, Thursday 14th November, 2019 at 5:00pm.

Click here to view the Notice of Election Agents which has been published today, Thursday 14th November, 2019 at 5:00pm

Click here to view the Notice of Situation of Polling Places which has been published today, Thursday 14th November at 5:00pm.

The Notice of Election for the Parliamentary Election for the Barrow and Furness County Constituency on 12th December, 2019 has been published today; 11th November, 2019.  Click here to view the Notice of Election.

Registering to Vote 

To vote in the UK Parliamentary General Election on Thursday 12th December, 2019 you needed to have made a registration by midnight (11:59pm) on Tuesday 26th November, 2019.

Link to further information regarding how to register to vote.

Postal Voting 

The closing date to apply for a postal vote in the above Election was 5:00pm on Tuesday 26th November, 2019.   

Proxy Voting 

The closing date to apply for a proxy vote in the above Election was 5:00pm on Wednesday 4th December, 2019.  

EMERGENCY PROXY VOTE APPLICATIONS - after 5.00 p.m. on the closing date for receipt of Proxy applications

There are now two categories for Emergency Proxy Vote Applications which are:-

1.  Medical Emergency - Where someone has become ill, admitted to hospital, receives a hospital appointment etc; or

2.  Occupation, Service or Employment - Where someone is called away for work reasons.

Both of the above types of applications have to be countersigned by an appropriate person before returning to Electoral Services - details are on the forms.  Applications made under 'Medical Emergency' need to be signed by a Doctor or Nurse and applications made under 'Occupation' need to be signed by your Employer.

Medical Emergency Proxy Vote Application Form (pdf 100kb)

Occupation, Service or Employment Emergency Proxy Vote Application Form (pdf 180kb)

Completed application forms for Emergency Proxies must be received in the Electoral Services Office by no later than 5:00pm on the Election day in order to be valid for the Election in question and to vote on the day. 

Your application form must also be received and approved before you can go to the Polling Station to vote and you will be contacted about this.

Further information and advice on all matters to do with proxy voting can be obtained from the Electoral Services Office at Barrow Town Hall, Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 2LD 

Helplines:

Phone: 01229 876318

Email:  elecreg@barrowbc.gov.uk

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