If you aren't able to vote in person you can ask someone you trust to do it for you. This is called a proxy vote and the person you choose is often called your proxy.
Apply for a proxy vote
Your proxy can go to the polling station for you or they can apply to cast your vote by post.
You need to provide reasons for appointing a proxy, depending on your circumstances you may be able to appoint a permanent proxy based on your registration information.
There are different forms to complete depending on your circumstances, the forms can be downloaded from the Electoral Commission website. We are happy to advise you to help you complete the correct application form.
Returning your application for a proxy vote
Once you've completed and signed the form you can return it to us:
The Elections Unit
Ashfield District Council
Kirkby in Ashfield
Or you can scan and email the completed document to email@example.com. Make sure you signed the form by hand as we cannot accept electronic signatures.
Ways to contact us about proxy voting
If you can't register online or you have a question about proxy voting you can contact us by:
- email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- telephone: 01623 457 321.