What is a proxy vote
A proxy is when you appoint someone to vote on your behalf.
For further information about applying to vote by proxy and to get the application form visit electoralcommission.org
The deadline to apply to vote by proxy in the Local Government Elections on 5 May 2022 is Tuesday 26 April at 5pm.
Who can vote on your behalf as proxy
Anyone can be your proxy as long as they are registered to vote in that type of election. A person can only vote as proxy at the same election for:
- no more than two people to whom they are unrelated; and/or
- anyone to whom they are related as spouse, parent, grandparent, brother, sister, child or grandchild
Where to send your proxy vote application
You can return your completed proxy vote application form by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Or you can post it to:
London Borough of Barnet
2 Bristol Avenue
Colindale NW9 4EW
If you haven’t received your proxy vote
If you have a permanent proxy vote arrangement, your proxy should have received the proxy polling card automatically.
If they haven’t, please phone the Electoral Services on 020 8359 5577 or email email@example.com
Emergency proxy vote
In certain circumstances, where you have an emergency that means you cannot go to the polling station in person, you can apply for an emergency proxy up to 5pm on the election day (so long as the emergency occurred after the deadline for applying for a normal proxy vote).
For more information, please contact Electoral Services on 020 8359 5577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org