Postal vote deadline: When is postal vote deadline for Election 2019 – have you missed it?

The election 2019 campaign is now in full-swing, as most of the main parties have now released their manifestos. Brexit is the issue defining the election, with officials expecting a high turnout from voters using the vote as a final say on the referendum result. Thankfully for UK residents at home and overseas, there are several ways to vote.

When is the postal vote deadline for Election 2019?

UK voters are required to register with the government before they can cast their vote this year.

The deadline for voters casting their ballot in person is 11.59pm on November 26.

For postal voters, this is a little earlier, as postal applications must be completed by 5pm on November 26.

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People who are out of the country on election day (whether temporarily or permanently) can vote by post or proxy.

Voting by proxy means a British citizen can nominate someone they know to vote for them.

To do so, people need to nominate a registered voter and fill in the appropriate form available on

The deadline for proxy voting is 5pm on December 4.


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