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General election 2017

Date of 2017 general election

The general election will take place on 8 June 2017.

Candidates standing for Penrith and the Borders constituency

We will publish the list of candidates standing for election to Penrith and Borders parliamentary constituency after nominations close on Thursday 11 May.

Polling times for the general election

The poll for the election to Penrith and Borders parliamentary constituency will open at 7am and close at 10pm on Thursday 8 June.

Registering to vote

You must be registered to vote by Monday 22 May in order to vote in the general election. If you have moved house since you last voted you will need to ensure you are registered at your new address, we cannot do this for you.

You can register to vote on GOV.UK

Need to vote by post

Postal vote application deadline is 5pm on Tuesday 23 May. Read information on requesting a postal vote application form.

Need someone to vote on your behalf

Proxy vote application deadline is 5pm on Wednesday 31 May. Read information on requesting a proxy vote application form.

Who is eligible to vote in the 2017 general election?

To find out who is eligible to vote in a UK general election on the Electoral Commission's website.