General election 2024

General election – Thursday 4 July 2024.

General election on Thursday 4 July 2024

The UK Parliamentary general election will take place on Thursday 4 July 2024.

Who can vote

To vote in the general election, you must be: 

  • registered to vote
  • 18 or over on 4 July 2024
  • a British, Irish, or qualifying commonwealth citizen
  • resident at an address in the UK or living abroad and registered as an overseas voter
  • legally allowed to vote

Election timetable – key deadlines:

Table: key dates
Event Date
Deadline for receiving applications to register to vote Tuesday 18 June 2024, 11.59pm
Deadline to apply for a postal vote and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes Wednesday 19 June 2024, 5pm
Deadline to apply to vote by proxy Wednesday 26 June 2024, 5pm
Deadline to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate (free voter ID) Wednesday 26 June 2024, 5pm
Polling day Thursday 4 July 2024, 7am to 10pm

Election notices

Friday 7 June 2024

Statement of persons nominated and notice of poll:

Situation of polling stations:

Notice of Election Agents:

Hampstead and Highgate:

Southgate and Wood Green:

Friday 31 May 2024

Contact customer services: electoral services