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Electoral Registration and Elections

Electoral Registration and Returning Officer James Whiteman

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Forthcoming elections

See the dates for elections in 2020 and 2021.

Voting in person and polling station information

Find out when and where to go to cast your vote and what to do on polling day. Find your polling station.

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.

Past election results

See the results of elections that were held in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Assistance for disabled voters

We would like to make sure that all our residents are on the electoral register and are able to cast their vote. There are a number of provisions in place at polling stations to help if you need additional assistance.

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.

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.

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.

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.