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General Election - Register to vote by November 26

ELIGIBLE voters in the Great Yarmouth Constituency who are not currently on the electoral register are reminded to register by Tuesday, November 26 if they wish to vote in the General Election.

Registering to vote for the Parliamentary Election, on Thursday, December 12, is easiest online via  Alternatively, a paper form can be requested by contacting the Elections Team via 01493 846327 or

If you have recently moved to a new address within the borough, please contact the Elections Team to check whether you are registered. If you added or amended details on the recent Household Enquiry Form, sent to every household, it is likely that more information is required from you. Please therefore check as soon as possible and in any case before November 26.

If an elector is unable to vote in person at the polling station on the day, they can apply for a postal or proxy vote. The deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes, is 5pm on Tuesday, November 26.

The deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) is 5pm on Wednesday, December 4.

The council will accept nomination papers for candidates from Tuesday, November 12 until 4pm on Thursday, November 14. The list of candidates nominated in the Great Yarmouth Constituency will be published soon after, including on the council's website at

For more information about eligibility to vote or stand in a General Election, or for the nomination form for candidates, visit the Electoral Commission website or contact the Elections Team.

Last modified on 27 November 2019

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