Final day for general election postal vote applications

Published May 23, 2017 at 11:47

Voters who want to use a postal vote in next month’s general election must hand in their applications by 5pm today – Tuesday, May 23rd.

The election takes place next month on June 8 and locally voters will cast their ballots to elect an MP for Blackburn or an MP for Rossendale and Darwen.

To register for a postal vote you can either hand in your application at Blackburn Town Hall by, or scan the form and email to

Please make sure the image is clear and that your signature is visible.

Darwen residents can drop their postal vote applications at Darwen Town Hall and staff will scan and email the form for you.

The deadline to register for a proxy vote is 5pm on May 31st.

Those who register to vote by post will receive a postal pack around May 25.  People applying for a new postal vote will not have their postal pack issued until May 30.

For more information about the upcoming elections and voting, visit the Council website on

Alternatively, visit the Government’s website

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