Register to Vote
The Police and Crime Commissioner and the Kent County Council elections will take place on Thursday 6 May 2021.
In addition, elections to Dover District Council (Mill Hill Ward, one vacancy) and Dover Town Council (St Radigund’s Parish Ward, one vacancy) will also be taking place.
The deadline to register to vote in these elections is midnight on Monday 19 April 2021.
If you are unable to visit your polling station or you are concerned about attending a polling station because of the ongoing impact of Covid-19, you can choose to vote by post or to appoint someone to vote on your behalf (a proxy vote).
To vote by post at these elections or to cancel or change an existing postal or proxy vote you must apply before 5pm on Tuesday 20 April 2021.
The deadline to apply for a proxy vote for these elections is 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021.
Application forms and more information on ways to vote can be found on the Electoral Commission’s website here.
It is quick and easy to register to vote
You will need your National Insurance (NI) number and date of birth - it will take around five minutes to apply.
If you are not already on the electoral register, you can register to vote in local, national and European elections as well as referendums if you are:
- 16 or older (although you can not vote until you are 18 years old)
- a British citizen
- an Irish, eligible commonwealth or European Union citizen living in the UK
If you have any questions please contact the elections team by calling 01304 872344 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have moved recently
If you've changed address and need to update your details on the electoral register, you will need to re-register at your new address.
Tel: 01304 872344