The deadlines to register to vote or register for a postal vote have now passed. You can still apply for a proxy vote before 5pm on 31 May.
For more information about the General election on 8 June visit our Current elections page.
On Tuesday 18 April the Government called for a General Election to be held on Thursday 8 June 2017. Poll cards for the General Election will be sent out in early May. If you are on the electoral register, you do not need to register again.
The deadline for registering to vote at this election has now passed. If you are registered at a previous address, you will be able to vote at that polling station or use a postal vote that has been sent to you there. To ensure you are registered correctly for future elections, go to www.gov.uk/register-to-vote now.
The deadline for applying for a postal vote (or making changes or cancelling an existing postal vote) has now passed. Postal votes were sent out by 1st class post on 22 May and postal votes for anyone who applied after 2 May and by 5pm on 23 May will be sent out on 30 May.
If you are unable to go to your polling station on polling day, you can still apply to vote by proxy. The deadline for applications is 5pm on 31 May. The appointed proxy must be able to go to your polling station to vote on your behalf. Contact us using the details on the right and a form can be emailed to you.
The deadline to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm on 31 May. Call our helpline and a form can be emailed to you. Your appointed proxy must be able to go to your polling station to vote on your behalf. If they want to vote by post on your behalf they need to apply by 5pm on 23 May (which is also the postal vote deadline). Contact us using the details on the right and a form can be emailed to you.
If you become aware after 5pm on 31 May that you are unable to vote in person because you have:
you can apply for an emergency proxy. You application must be submitted to the Elections Office either by hand or it can be scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on 8 June (Polling Day). Our contact details are on the right if you need them.
The Suffolk County Council elections were held on 4 May 2017. To see all the results on one page visit Election results - 4 May 2017
By-elections take place to fill a vacancy that has arisen sometimes due to resignation or the death of a councillor.
To see the results visit Election results - 4 May 2017
More information about elections and details of results including the 2016 elections can be found on our About elections and past results page.