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Elections and voting

Parliamentary General Election

The Parliamentary General Election will be held on Thursday 7 May. For further information on the constituencies, how to vote, postal voting and candidates please click on the link below:

Parliamentary Election 7 May 2015

Death of a candidate

The Acting Returning Officer has been officially notified of the death of Ronnie Carroll on Monday 13 April, an independent  candidate in the forthcoming Parliamentary Election in the Hampstead and Kilburn Constituency. Mr Carroll was standing at his request under his commonly known name The Eurovisionary Carroll.

As an independent candidate under election legislation, the election for a Member of Parliament for the Hampstead and Kilburn constituency will continue, Mr Carroll’s name remains on the ballot paper as his death occurred after the close of nominations.

Hampstead Town By-election

Following the resignation of Councillor Simon Marcus there will be a By-election in the Hampstead Town ward. The By-election will take place on Thursday 7 May 2015, along side of the Parliamentary Election and the hours of polling will be 7am to 10pm. For further information please click on the link below:

Hampstead Town By-election

How can I opt out of the open register?

You may have received a confirmation letter recently advising you of changes to the electoral registration process (now known as Individual Electoral Registration or IER) which also explained the electoral register and open register (the version which is available for sale). Please be advised if you are currently opted out of the open register then you will remain so in spite of the changes to the electoral registration process.

If you have not opted out of the open register and you wish to, please send an email with your name, address and a line explaining that you wish to be taken off the open register to

Information about elections and voting