The General Election will take place on Thursday 12 December 2019.

If you wish to stand at the General Election please visit the nomination packs for candidates page.

View the nomination pack for candidates   

Preston Constituency Notices

You can download the Icon for pdf Statement of Persons Nominated [77.52KB] here. This shows the list of candidates you can vote for in the Preston Constituency.

You can download the Icon for pdf Notice of Election Agents [49.23KB] here. These are the agents who represent each candidate at the election

You can download the Icon for pdf Notice of Election for the UK Parliamentary Election for the Preston Constituency [44.64KB] here. Notice of Election - this formally announces the Parliamentary election.

Wyre and Preston North Constituency Notices

You can download the Icon for pdf Statement of Persons Nominated [45.4KB] here. This shows the list of candidates you can vote for in the Wyre and Preston North Constituency.

You can download the Icon for pdf Notice of Election Agents [8.97KB] here. These are the agents who represent each candidate at the election.

You can download the Icon for pdf Notice of Election for the UK Parliamentary Election for the Wyre and Preston North Constituency. [65.72KB] here.

Fylde Constituency Notices

You can download the Icon for pdf Statement of Persons Nominated [214.1KB] here. This shows the list of candidates you can vote for in the Fylde Constituency.

You can download the Icon for pdf Notice of Election Agents [183.98KB] here. These are the agents who represent each candidate at the election.

You can download the Icon for pdf Notice of Election for the UK Parliamentary Election for the Fylde Constituency [175.55KB] here.

Voting areas

Because Preston is a large authority, for the General Election, some parts of Preston vote in different authorities.

Some residents in the Ingol and Cottam Ward and the Lea and Larches Ward vote in Fylde Constituency.

Some residents in the following wards vote in the Wyre and Preston North Constituency:

  • Cadley
  • Garrison
  • Greyfriars
  • Preston Rural East
  • Preston Rural North
  • Ribbleton
  • Sharoe Green wards

The New Ward Boundary Maps section shows which areas each ward covers. Ordnance Survey website also show Constituency Boundaries.

Important Dates

Last day to register for the General Election is on Tuesday 26 November 2019.

Last day to apply to vote by post for the General Election is at 5pm on Tuesday 26 November 2019

The last day to apply to vote by proxy for the General Election is at 5pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019.

How do I register to vote?

To vote you need to be 18 or over and on the electoral register.

If you are not on the electoral register please register early.

You can register online now if you have your national insurance number and date of birth.

Register to Vote

I will be away on 12 December - how do I vote?

You can vote by post or proxy.

Further information including deadlines and how to request an application form are available from our How to Vote page.

Overseas electors

If you are a British Citizen currently living overseas, please visit the Electoral Commission website which contains the relevant forms, criteria for registering and further information about registering as an overseas elector.

You can contact us at electoralservices@preston.gov.uk or on 01772 906908 if you have any questions.

Parliamentary Election December Timetable

The table below shows the timetable in the Parliamentary Election of Proceedings for Thursday 12 December 2019.

Proclamation of Summonsing new Parliament Wednesday 6 November 2019
Dissolution of Parliament Wednesday 6 November 2019
Issue of Writ Wednesday 6 November 2019
Receipt of Writ Thursday 7 November 2019
Publication of Notice of Election4pmMonday 11 November 2019
Publication of Notice of Poll Thursday 14 November 2019
Receipt of Nominations4pmThursday 14 November 2019
Withdrawl of Candidate 4pmThursday 14 November 2019
Appointment of Election Agents4pmThursday 14 November 2019
Publication of Statements of Persons Nominated5pmThursday 14 November 2019
Publication of Notice of Election Agents4pmThursday 14 November 2019
Last Date for Registration Tuesday 26 November 2019
Receipt of Postal Vote Applications5pmTuesday 26 November 2019
Receipt of Proxy Vote Applications5pmWednesday 4 December 2019
Appointment of Poll and Count Agents Thursday 5 December 2019
First Day to Issue Replacement Lost Postal Ballot Papers Friday 6 December 2019
Receipt of Emergency Proxy Vote Applications5pmThursday 12 December 2019
Last Day to Issue Replacement Spoilt or Lost Postal Ballot Papers 5pmThursday 12
December 2019
Day of Poll7am to 10pmThursday 12 December 2019
Return of Election Expenses Friday 17 January 2020
Inspection of Expenses Monday 27 January 2020