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Apply to vote by proxy

A proxy is when you appoint someone to vote on your behalf.

For further information about applying to vote by proxy and to get the application form visit electoralcommission.org.

For the London Mayor and Greater London Assembly elections on 6 May 2021, the deadline for apply for a new proxy vote (where you do not already have a postal, postal proxy or proxy vote set up) is 5pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021.

Please return your proxy vote application form to ero@barnet.gov.uk or Electoral Services, London Borough of Barnet, 2 Bristol Avenue, Colindale, London NW9 4EW.

If you haven’t received your proxy vote

If you have a permanent proxy vote arrangement, your proxy should have received the proxy polling card automatically. If they haven’t, please phone the Electoral Services on 020 8359 5577 or email ero@barnet.gov.uk.

Who can vote on your behalf as proxy

Anyone can be your proxy as long as they are registered to vote in that type of election. A person can only vote as proxy at the same election for:

  • No more than two people to whom they are unrelated; and/or
  • Anyone to whom they are related as spouse, parent, grandparent, brother, sister, child or grandchild.

Where to send your proxy vote application

You can return your completed proxy vote application form by email to ero@barnet.gov.uk

Or you can post it to:

Electoral Services
London Borough of Barnet
2 Bristol Avenue
Colindale NW9 4EW

Emergency proxy vote

In certain circumstances, where you have an emergency that means you cannot go to the polling station in person, you can apply for an emergency proxy up to 5pm on the election day (so long as the emergency occurred after the deadline for applying for a normal proxy vote). For more information, please contact Electoral Services on 020 8359 5577 or email ero@barnet.gov.uk.

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