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Please note the deadline for registering to vote in the May 2019 elections is the 12th April 2019.

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Register to Vote

This page sets out how you go about applying to be on Mendip's Electoral Register.

You can now apply online please use this link to register your application 

Please note that you will be asked for your date of birth and national insurance number so please have this to hand.

The following people, who are 18 years and over are eligible to vote:

  • All British, Commonwealth, Irish and other European Union citizens.
  • Members of HM Forces and their spouses
  • Crown Servants employed outside the United Kingdom
  • European Citizens (but only in European and Local Elections).
  • Overseas Electors (but only in Parliamentary and European Elections).

For further information on the different types of electors, elections and who can vote in what in what election, please view this document pdf icon Information on registering to vote [426kb]

Last modified: 06 February 2019
  • Postal Voting

    If you are unable to attend a polling station during election time or would rather vote by post, you are able to be added to the Absent Voters list.

  • Voting by Proxy

    If you are unable to attend a polling station during election time or would rather vote by proxy, you are able to be added to the Absent Voters list.

  • The Open Register

    The Open Register is an extract of the Electoral Register, but it is not used for elections. It can be bought by any person, company or organisation.