Voting and elections

Voting and elections

Site Map

Electoral register

Information about the electoral register, how to change your details and opt out of the open register.

Register to vote

How to register, special arrangements for registering to vote and what happens after you've registered.

The electoral register: Tell us about a change of details

Tell us if you move house, change your name or someone moves out.

Find your ward

A ward is your local area for voting purposes. Your ward area will depend on where you live.

Local elections Thursday 6 May 2021

What elections are taking place, information for voters and candidates, resources for community groups and political parties.

Postal voting

How to apply for, cancel and renew your postal vote.

Proxy voting

How to apply for, change and renew your proxy vote or apply for an emergency proxy.

Types of election and election results

The different types of election, when they’re happening and election results for Bristol.

Apply to work at elections

How to apply to work at elections, eligibility and rates of pay.

Polling stations

Find your polling station.

Bristol Council Notice of Vacancy (2 Wards)

Notice of Vacancy for the Brislington West ward.

The annual canvass

How to complete the 2020 annual canvass.

Polling district review 2019

What the polling district review is, why we need to do it, when we’ll publish the results.

Publication of Verification Number

View the publication of verification number for this year.