No EU referendum polling station at Glastonbury - register for postal vote


February 20, 2016

UPDATE: The Government has now announced that they plan to introduce legislation that will allow people who make applications to register on Wednesday 8 and up to midnight on Thursday 9 June to vote in the EU Referendum on 23 June. You can register to vote here.

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For those of you asking, the Electoral Commission has confirmed that it will not be possible to have a polling station at the Festival for the EU Referendum on Thursday, June 23rd. But it is definitely still possible to vote!

To take part in the EU referendum you must be registered to vote. You can register to vote here. To check whether you are already registered to vote, you will need to contact your local electoral registration office. To find the contact details, enter your postcode in the Your local area section here.

Voting by proxy means that you appoint someone you trust to vote on your behalf. The person that you appoint as a proxy must also be registered to vote. The deadline for applications to vote by proxy in the EU referendum in Great Britain is 5pm, Wednesday 15 June. The deadline for applications to vote by proxy in Northern Ireland is 5pm, Friday 3 June 2016. You can download the form here.

To vote by post in the EU referendum, voters in Great Britain had to submit a postal vote application by 5pm on Wednesday 8 June 2016, while voters in Northern Ireland needed to submit a postal vote application by 5pm on Friday 3 June 2016.

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