UK - How to Vote in the General Elections 2019

General Elections for the UK is on 12-Dec-2019. Voting is open from 7am until 10pm.


Who is eligible to vote?

Anyone aged 18 or over can vote, so long as they are registered and a British citizen or qualifying citizen of the Commonwealth or Republic of Ireland

If you aren’t register already you cannot vote in this election. To register visit

Here’s how to know your local candidate?

Go here and type in your postcode to know more about them.

Should I really care about voting?

Voting in the UK is optional according to a BBC news article I couldn’t find an article at Please reply if you know any info.

Where do I go to vote?

You will receive a polling card before the election telling you where to vote. It will be a local polling station, set up in places such as school halls or churches. You can only vote at the polling station location on your card.

Do I need an ID Card?

No ID card is required to be taken with you or the polling card

And how do I vote?

When you arrive at the polling station, give your name and address to the staff members inside. They will give you a ballot paper to select your candidate on. Fold the ballot paper in half and put it in the ballot box after making your choice…

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