Electoral Registration and Elections

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Register to vote or make changes to the electoral register

Don't miss out on your right to vote! Find out how to register to vote, or change your registration details.

Electoral registration for students

Electoral registration and voting information for students living in Guildford. Students can register to vote at more than one address.

Opt out from open register

Information on the electoral register and the open register. Find out how to remove your details from the open register.

Viewing the electoral register

The electoral register can be viewed in person at our offices by appointment only. Find out how to use it to find lost friends or relatives.

Proof of residence and foreign pensions

Find out how to obtain proof of electoral registration or get your foreign pension signed.

Voting in person

Find out when and where to go to cast your vote and what to do on polling day. See the map of polling stations.

Voting by post

Voting by post is an easy and convenient way of voting in elections. You don't need to give a reason.

Voting by proxy

Proxy voting is where you appoint someone you trust (a proxy) to vote for you.

Forthcoming elections

See the dates for upcoming elections in 2019 and 2020.

Past election results

See the results of elections that were held in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Local referendums and petitions

Find information on referendums and petitions that have taken place in the borough and rules regarding petition signatures.

Filling a casual vacancy in the Office of Parish Councillor

If a vacancy arises on a Parish Council, due to an existing Councillor's resignation, disqualification or death, there is a process to fill the vacancy.

Signature refresh for postal and proxy voters

If you are a postal voter, you will be asked to send us an up-to-date signature every five years. Find out more about how we do this.

Household Notification Letter 2019

A Household Notification Letter (HNL) has been sent to all properties that did not respond to our annual canvass in 2018. Find out what to do.

Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places 2019

We are carrying out a review of polling districts and polling places. Find out how to have your say.