If 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 email@example.com
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.
The deadline to apply for a postal vote for this General Election is 5pm on 21 November.
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.