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  • Voting in person in the East Garioch by-election

    Polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 17 June.

    You don’t need your poll card to go along and cast your vote.  If you do have your poll card, take it along with you to help the polling station staff find your name on the register.  If you do take your poll card with you the staff will ask you to take it home with you when you leave the polling station.

  • Voting by post in the East Garioch by-election

    Applications to vote by post on 17 June must reach us by 5pm on 2 June 2021.

    Postal ballot packs will be issued by the Returning Officer on 8 June 2021.

    If you have not received your postal ballot pack or the pack has been lost or damaged and requires replacement, you should contact the Returning Officer responsible for running the election.

    Election Returning Officer Contact details
    East Garioch Ward by-election Aberdeenshire elections@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
    03456 08 12 08
    www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk

    Please return your completed postal ballots in time to reach the Returning Officer before 10pm on 17 June.  If it is too late to post your postal ballot pack back to the Returning Officer you can hand in your postal ballot pack at your polling station when it is open between 7am and 10pm on 17 June.

  • Voting by proxy in the East Garioch by-election

    Applications to vote by proxy on 17 June need to reach us by 9 June 2021.
    If you have applied to appoint a proxy, where someone you trust votes on your behalf, they should attend your polling station between 7am and 10pm on Thursday 17 June unless they had made arrangements to vote by post on your behalf.

    If you were intending to vote in person but cannot go along to your polling station on 17 June because you have been called away from home at short notice for work reasons or fallen ill/become disabled, are having to self-isolate or have been detained in a prison, you may be able to apply to vote by emergency proxy. Applications to vote by emergency proxy are accepted up to 5pm on Thursday 17 June. If you need to apply to vote by proxy you should download a form from one of the options below and return your completed application to us as soon as possible.

  • Download an Emergency Proxy Vote application form (Covid 19)

    You can ask someone you trust to vote on your behalf if you are self-isolating as a result of government
    or medical advice that you received after 5pm on Tuesday 9 June.

    Click on the button below to download an emergency proxy vote application form.

    Make sure you get the completed application form back to us as soon as possible.  We cannot accept any applications after 5pm on 9 June.

    Download a Proxy Vote Application Form (Covid 19) here
  • Download an Emergency Proxy Vote application form (Employment)

    You can ask someone you trust to vote on your behalf if you are not able to attend the polling station in person for reasons relating to your occupation,
    service or employment, and you only become aware of this after 5pm on 17  June.

    Click on the button below to download an emergency proxy vote application form.

    Make sure you get the completed application form back to us as soon as possible.  We cannot accept any applications after 5pm on 9 June.

    Download an Proxy Vote Application Form (Employment) here
  • Download an Emergency Proxy Vote application form (Disability/Ill health)

    You can ask someone you trust to vote on your behalf if you are not able to attend the polling station in person due to a medical emergency that took place after 5pm on Tuesday 9 June.

    You may also apply for an emergency proxy vote if you fall ill immediately before 5pm on 9 June but were incapable of making an application at that time.

    Click on the button below to download an emergency proxy vote application form.

    Make sure you get the completed application form back to us as soon as possible.  We cannot accept any applications after 5pm on 17 June.

    Download a Proxy Vote Application Form (Disability/Ill health) here
  • Download an Emergency Proxy Vote application form (Prisoner)

    You can ask someone you trust to vote on your behalf if you cannot vote in person at your polling station because of your detention in prison.

    Click on the button below to download an emergency proxy vote application form.

    Make sure you get the completed application form back to us as soon as possible.  We cannot accept any applications after 5pm on 17 June.

    Download a Proxy Vote Application Form (Prisoner) here
  • Request other types of electoral application forms

    You can find other types of application forms here.

    Download a form here
  • Return a completed application form to vote by post or proxy

    Your completed application to vote by emergency proxy should be sent to us as soon as possible. We cannot accept any applications after 5pm 17 June.

    The deadline for getting your application to vote by post in the by-election on 17 June to us is 5pm 2 June.

    The deadline for getting your application to vote by proxy in the by-election on 17 June to us is 5pm 9 June.

    You can return completed application forms by email, hand or post:

    EMAIL

    Forms which have been scanned can be returned to us by email.

    Please send a scan of your emergency proxy vote application form to eproxy@grampian-ero.gov.uk

    Please send a scan of your postal vote application form to postal@grampian-ero.gov.uk

    Please send a scan of your proxy vote application form to proxy@grampian-ero.gov.uk

    HAND

    You can leave your form at the reception or in the letterbox of our office at Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5GE.

    POST

    Post your form to Grampian Electoral Registration Office, Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5GE

    Royal Mail have priority postboxes.  Some of these have collections on Saturday and Sunday.

    Click here for details.

  • Register to Vote

    The deadline for applying to register to vote of updating your registration details for the by-election on 17 June is 1 June 2021.  Go to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

    Please keep your registration up to date as our electoral registers are in use all year round for by-elections and future local and national elections.

    Our registers are used for elections to community councils, local councils, the Cairngorms National Park authority, the Scottish Parliament and the UK Parliament.

    Register to Vote here
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  • Changed address?

    Please register at your new address using the link below, and remember to provide your former address so that we can keep our records up to date.

    Your new registration will only take effect after the election on 6 May.

    Register here
  • Changed your name?

    Please re-register with your new name using the link below.

    Your updated registration will only take effect after the election on 6 May.

    Re-register here
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