Voting in person

If you are on the electoral register and eligible to vote, you will receive a poll card before the election. This will tell you when and where to vote. On the day of the election you will need to go in person to a polling station to vote. Polling stations are normally open from 7:00am to 10:pm.

Voting by post

Anyone who is on the electoral register can apply for a postal vote. The postal vote is sent directly to you before the day of the election.

You will need to return your postal vote by post before the deadline given.

Voting by proxy

Proxy voting means you appoint someone to vote on your behalf if you are unable to get to the polling station on election day.

Emergency proxy applications

You can apply for an emergency proxy if:

  • you have a medical emergency after the deadline that means you cannot go to the polling station in person
  • your occupation, service or employment means that you cannot go to the polling station in person, and you only become aware of that fact after the deadline

To apply for an emergency proxy vote call Wirral Council on 0151 691 8046.