General election 2017


A UK general election will be held on Thursday 8 June 2017.

Bosworth Constituency

View the candidates who will stand for election as a Member of Parliament for Bosworth Constituency.

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Charnwood Constituency

Residents living in the Groby Ward are in the Charnwood Constituency: more about the election in the Charnwood Constituency (

Register to vote

The deadline to register to vote for the UK parliamentary general election has now passed. If you are not registered you will not be able to vote.

Voting by post

The first batch of postal voting packs for the general election will be despatched on 22 May by Royal Mail. In order to be included in this batch, you must have returned a completed application to the Electoral Services Office by 12pm on 2 May.

If you will be going away before 22 May until after 8 June, a postal vote will not be suitable for you and you will need to apply for a proxy vote.

The final batch of postal voting packs will be despatched on 30 May. In order to be included in this batch, your completed application must have been received into the Electoral Services Office by the final deadline of 5pm on 23 May.

More about voting by post - for more information, including the postal vote application form

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Last updated: 16/05/2017 17:18

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