Important election information

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You are preparing for your much needed holiday, you have packed your clothes, your passport, your tickets. You know you have applied for a postal vote for the UK General Election on July 4 – so you are ready to relax.

But residents in West Lindsey are being urged to do another pre-flight check before they jet off to make sure they will get their postal vote delivered prior to going away.

  • If you applied for a postal vote before 30 May 2024 – your postal vote should arrive between 19 June and 23 June.
  • If your applied for a postal vote after the 31 May 2024 – Your postal vote should arrive between 27 June and 30 June.

If you will be on holiday or away from home when your postal vote arrives – you will need to apply for a proxy vote.

To apply for a Proxy Vote,  you WILL need to cancel your postal vote by 5pm on the 19 June. Please contact

Apply to vote by proxy

The deadline for receipt of new applications is 5pm on Wednesday 26 June 2024. You can apply online for some forms of proxy vote, including for a specific election at Apply for a proxy vote - GOV.UK

Apply to vote by proxy by visiting the Council’s website for more information: Proxy Voting 

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