If you can't vote yourself, you can appoint someone to vote on your behalf, or by proxy.

You can apply for a proxy vote for a definite and indefinite period of time, as long as you and the person you wish to appoint as your proxy are included on the current electoral register.

Apply for proxy voting

Please download, fill in and send us the:

Proxy application form (PDF)

Please return your application to Electoral Services, Council Offices, The Burys, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1HR.

Indefinite proxy application - conditions

A definite proxy application can be made for any reason, however an indefinite application is subject to the following conditions:

  • You have a physical condition that means you cannot go to the polling station on election day.
  • Your employment means you cannot go to the polling station on election day.
  • Your attendance on an educational course means you cannot go to the polling station on election day.
  • You are a British citizen living overseas (Parliamentary and European Parliamentary elections only).
  • You are a crown servant or a member of Her Majesty's Armed Forces.

All applicants are required to give their signature and date of birth.

Getting someone to support your application

Unless you are registered blind, you may have to get someone to support your application to confirm that you have a valid reason for applying to vote by proxy.

More information

Full details are included on the application form, but if you are still unsure please contact the Electoral Services Team via email electoral.services@waverley.gov.uk or via phone on 01483 523116.

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