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Applying for a Postal Vote

ballot boxIf you are worried about being able to get to a polling station for the General Election on Thursday 12th of December, you can apply for a postal vote and it is easy to do.

Download a form here: Postal vote application form

Once you have filled it in you send it to your local electoral registration office.

For Orkney that  is: 

8 Broad Street, Kirkwall Orkney, KW15 1NX

phone 01856876222 or send an email to ero@orkney.gov.uk

You can find out the address of your local electoral registration office on this page where you just fill in your postcode : Your Vote Matters

Your Vote Matters will also have information for registering, proxy voting and voting if living overseas.

England, Scotland and Wales

The deadline to apply for a postal vote for this General Election is 5pm on 26 November.

Northern Ireland

The deadline to apply for a postal vote for this General Election is 5pm on 21 November.

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  1. Postal voting is a good idea – it means that – if you’re away, you still vote, if you’re not well, you still vote, and, even if the weather is just awful, you still vote.
    For all these reasons, we now always have a postal vote. Too important to miss out on.

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