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Elections 2021 - Apply for Postal or Proxy Votes

Residents go to the polls on 6 May to cast their vote for our next Kent Police & Crime Commissioner and also in Kent County Council elections.

In addition to voting in person at a polling station, you can submit a postal vote or choose someone to vote for you in what’s called a proxy vote.

The deadline for applications for a postal vote is 20 April, and 27 April to apply for a proxy vote. Apply early please. Visit or email your name and address to if you require a paper form.

As a result of pandemic health and safety measures, you may not be able to vote at your usual polling station and you may have to travel further to vote in a polling station. It may also take longer to vote than usual.