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Durham County Council

Want someone to vote for you? You can vote by proxy? Application deadline is 5.00pm on 31 May.

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How to vote


The page below outlines the different ways you can vote in elections or referendums.

You must register to vote before you can vote in our elections or referendums.

After you've registered, your name and address will appear on the electoral register - you only need to register once. Contact us to check whether you are on the electoral register.

Ways to vote

Once you're registered, you can:

Elections you can vote in

Different types of elections have different rules on who can vote.