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Voting by proxy

How to register for a proxy vote

Vote by proxy

If you can't go to the polling station in person and have not requested a postal vote, you can ask to vote by proxy. 

This means that you'll nominate someone else to vote on your behalf for a particular election.

Apply online for a proxy vote

You can now quickly apply for a proxy vote ‘online’. Please make sure you have your National Insurance number to hand.

Apply for a proxy vote

You could also download a paper application form. Complete and return via e-mail to:

Or return via post to:

Electoral Registration Officer
Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk
King’s Court
Chapel Street
King’s Lynn
PE30 1EX

Download proxy vote application form

Please note, someone else cannot sign it on your behalf.

Postal proxy voting

If you and your proxy voter cannot get to the polling station, your proxy can apply for a postal proxy vote.

Please contact us in order to get a postal proxy application form. E-mail us: or telephone: 01553 616773.