West Berkshire Council oversee elections in West Berkshire.

Dates for your diary

  • The deadline for registering to vote is Tuesday 18 June
  • Applications for postal votes must be received by Wednesday 19 June at 5pm
  • Applications for Voter Authority Certificates must be received by Wednesday 26 June at 5pm
  • Applications for proxy votes must be received by Wednesday 26 June at 5pm
  • Polling stations will be open on Thursday 4 July from 7am to 10pm

Anyone not already registered to vote at their current address can register to vote in the July 4th General Election. To register click here If you are unsure if you’re registered to vote or you need help you can contact West Berkshire Council’s Electoral Services team on 01635 519464 or by email at vote@westberks.gov.uk.

All voters will need to take an approved form of Photo identification to the Polling Station to vote. Click here for the Electoral Commission list accepted forms of photo ID.

Anyone who does not have an accepted form of Photo identification can apply for free ID online known as a Voter Authority Certificate. You can make an application online on the electoral commission website, or by completing a paper form and sending it to West Berkshire Council’s electoral services team.
If you need any help with applying for the free ID or want to request an application form, contact the electoral services team by calling 01635 519464 or emailing vote@westberks.gov.uk.

Residents can also vote by post in advance of polling day or nominate someone to vote on their behalf (a proxy vote) click here for more information about how to do at West Berkshire Council’s website.

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