THE UK GENERAL ELECTION WILL TAKE PLACE ON
THURSDAY 4 JULY 2024

Are you ready to vote?
We've pulled together the key dates for you here to keep you informed.
Students make up 10% of the UK voting population. Now is your time to make sure Bucks students voices are heard.
 

 

 

Every eligible student at Bucks has the chance to exercise their democratic right and choose who they want to lead the UK government in the next UK General Election.

 

Here's what you need to make sure you’re ready to vote:

1. Check your eligibility

You do not have to be a UK citizen to vote in UK elections. Check and see if you’re eligible to vote

https://canivote.org.uk/

2. Register to vote by 18 June

Or the 19 June if you want to apply for a Postal Vote.

It takes just 5 minutes + you’ll need your national insurance number.

https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

3. Get voter ID by 26 June

To vote in the UK General Election, you need a valid form of photo ID such as a passport or driving license.

https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-photo-id-voter-authority-certificate

4. Vote on the 4 July

You can vote in-person at a polling station (7am-10pm), by proxy (if you cannot get to the polling station on voting day you can request for someone to vote on your behalf) or by post.