4 May 2017

All you need to know about registering to vote in the general election

In Brighton & Hove, the council’s elections team is gearing up for the busy weeks ahead, preparing for the national general election will take place on Thursday 8 June. 

The key message for residents is to be prepared! The cut-off date to register to vote is 22 May. The electoral services team advice is to register as soon as possible if you need to if you want to be eligible to vote on polling day. If you are already registered to vote at your current address you do not need to register again.

Different deadlines apply for postal and proxy votes.

There are three MPs with constituencies in Brighton & Hove.

The constituencies are:

  • Brighton Kemptown
  • Brighton Pavilion
  • Hove

The election team are also arranging the 127 polling stations which need to be set up across the city as well as preparing for overnight count which will take place after polls close at 10pm on Thursday 8 June.

Read more about the deadlines for the election on Thursday 8 June.

Find out more about voting in Brighton & Hove