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How to vote

Voting by post

Anyone can apply for a postal vote – you don’t need to give a reason.

You can vote by post if you live in the UK or if you’re voting when abroad.

Apply for a postal vote

You can apply for a postal vote  (Printable form which requires completing)

 Alternatively, you can request for a postal application form to be sent to you by post

  • for a single election on a specific date
  • for a specific period
  • permanently

Changing where your postal vote is sent

You’ll need to change where your postal vote is sent if you:

  • move house
  • will be away from home in the run up to election day, eg on holiday

Either way, just make a new postal vote application.

Completing and returning your postal vote application form

You can either email a scanned image of the form or a clear photograph, showing the full page to: or post to:

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council
Electoral Services
Town Hall
Coton Road
CV11 5 AA

When voting by post, you should

  • complete your ballot paper in secret
  • complete the postal voting statement
  • put the ballot and statement in the envelopes provided
  • seal the envelope yourself

Post your ballot back as quickly as possible to make sure it’s counted.

If you’re too late to post your ballot paper back, you can:

  1. hand it in to your local Electoral Registration Office -Town Hall, Coton Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5AA
  2. or bring it to your local polling station by 10pm on polling day.

Replacement ballot papers

Contact the Elections Office  if you spoil or lose your ballot paper. You can get a replacement up to 5pm on election day.

You must collect it in person. If you spoiled your ballot paper, bring:

  • the spoiled paper
  • the rest of the ballot pack that was sent to you

Last updated Thursday, 2nd December 2021

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