How to get a postal or proxy vote

If you will be away on polling day, at work or on holiday, are physically unable or just don't have the time to get to a polling station to vote in person, you can still exercise your democratic right to vote. You may have moved house since the electoral register was drawn up and have not yet joined the register at your new address.

You can choose either to vote by post or to appoint someone else - a proxy - to vote on your behalf.

To find out more about voting by post, or by proxy, please visit The Electoral Commission's website on registering to vote at:

You can download postal and proxy vote application forms from the above site or Ipswich-customised forms from the IBC website - click here

ALL forms must be posted to IBC:

Ipswich Borough Council, Grafton House, 15-17 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2DE
Council telephone number: (01473) 432533
Council website:

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