UK Parliamentary Election 2019
UK Parliamentary Election - 12 December 2019
An election will take place on Thursday 12 December 2019 to elect Members of Parliament to the House of Commons.
The District of Harborough is split between three parliamentary constituencies, the South Leicestershire Constituency in the west, the Rutland and Melton Constituency in the east and the Harborough Constituency covering the central part of the District. A plan showing the 3 constituencies and the parishes within them can be viewed here. Harborough District Council assists the relevant lead local authority in the logistics of organising and running the election. More information on the elections in each constituency can be found by clicking on the relevant link below:
Rutland and Melton Constituency - Melton Borough Council
South Leicestershire Constituency - Blaby District Council
Harborough Constituency - Oadby and Wigston Borough Council
All matters with regards to electoral registration and the right to vote are handled directly by Harborough District Council as are the issue and receipt of postal votes and the operation of polling stations on the day of poll. The nomination process and arrangements for counting the votes is dealt with by the relevant lead authority for the constituency.
Voting in the Election
If you are not already regstered to vote you will need to apply to be added to the Register of Electors. Information on registering to vote is available here.
You can check if you are already registered by telephoning our Election Assistance Line on 01858 821049.
Polling cards will be sent out to all eligible citizens in advance of the election on or after 12th November. You do not need your poll card in order to vote, as long as you are registered.
|Date and time||Postal and Proxy Votes|
|26 November at 5pm||
|4 December 5pm||
|Thursday 12 December 5pm||
|Thursday 12 December 10pm||