Registering to vote and voting
Voter ID requirement
Electors are required to provide proof of their identity when attending a polling station to vote in the elections on the 4 May 2023.
Register to vote
You can register to vote online on the GOV.UK website, or request a register to vote form from the elections office.
Register to vote form on GOV.UK
To register to vote you must apply online on GOV.UK
A postal vote is made on a ballot paper which is posted to you, and you post back to us, before the election day.
Proxy voting is when someone you trust votes for you at a polling station because you are unable to cast your vote in person.
Location of polling stations
Polling station locations for each ward. Your poll card will show you which polling station you must use to cast your vote.
The full electoral register used for elections lists people registered to vote in Eden District. An edited version of the electoral register is for sale.
Electoral register forms
Use this form to report an elector has deceased, person no longer at address or remove from open register. Also use this form to request a paper copy of postal vote application form, proxy vote application form, invitation to register form, change of name application form, and confirmation of registration.
Electoral registration data protection
Find out about the data protection for details you supply for electoral registration. What,why and how long we will keep this information.
Canvass of electors
The annual canvass of electors through a form sent out to every address, asks if the details of people registered to vote at that address are correct.