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How do I vote?

To vote in UK elections and referendums, you need to be on the electoral register.

You can register to vote onlineIt takes about five minutes.

Or you can register by using the form you receive in the post from your local electoral registration office each year.

You have to be aged 18 or over to vote in the UK.

In UK elections, there are three different ways you can vote. Most people vote in person by visiting a polling station (also called polling places in Scotland). However, you can also vote by post or vote by proxy (someone votes on your behalf).

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