Elections and Voting

Have your say in Parliamentary, local elections, national and local referendums. You need to be on the electoral register in order to vote.

Although you cannot vote until you’re 18, you can register to vote if you're over 16

Electoral Services Privacy Statement 

Electoral Services Privacy Statement for Casual Staff

Elections and Referendums

Information on current and previous electoral events and results.

Local Council and Town/Parish Elections

European Parliamentary Elections


If you are over 18 and an EU or commonwealth citizen you have the right to vote.

Register to vote

Find your polling station

More about voting

Standing as a local councillor

There will be 76 councillors in office in BCP Council. As a councillor, you represent local people.

Standing as a local councillor