CARE encourages everyone who is eligible to make sure they are able to vote in elections. It is an essential way to make your voice count in our democracy.
In order to vote in the General Election (or in any election) your name and basic details will need to be on the electoral register. Registration can be completed simply and quickly via this online link: gov.uk/register-to-vote
Make sure you complete this as soon as possible as the deadline for registration is Monday 22 May.
If you are unable to get to a polling station on 8 June (between 7am and 10pm) then you can apply for a postal vote in advance. To vote via postal ballot, you must apply at least 11 working days prior to polling day – the deadline to apply for a postal ballot is therefore 5pm on Tuesday 23 May. In Northern Ireland you must have a valid reason to vote by post and the deadline is Thursday 18 May. You can find out more about everything concerning postal voting here: aboutmyvote.co.uk/how-do-i-vote/voting-by-post