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Vote by proxy

Completing a proxy vote

You'll need to tell your proxy who you want to vote for including:

  • which candidate
  • which party

Your proxy will need to go to your designated polling station on the election day (alternatively they can apply for a postal proxy vote, 11 working days in advance of the election).

Ahead of the election your proxy will receive a letter to take with them to your designated polling station, the letter:

  • confirms their appointment as your proxy
  • tells them where and when to vote on your behalf
  • makes it easier for staff at the polling station to find the right ballot paper

Even if you've appointed a proxy, you can still vote in person, provided:

  • you vote before your proxy has voted for you
  • your proxy has not applied to vote for them by post

Electoral Services

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 551007