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Nominate somebody to vote on your behalf

If someone votes on your behalf at the Polling Station, they are called a 'proxy'. If you'd like someone to vote as your proxy, you need to choose a person you trust to go and vote for you.

You can have a proxy vote if:

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  • you're unable to attend in person to vote.
  • you're physically unable to attend.
  • you're on an educational course.
  • work prevents you from voting in person.

You can apply for a proxy vote for a particular election, or make a long term arrangement. Long term applications generally require some form of witness to support the application.

Please remember that the closing date for new applications is always six working days before Polling Day at 5:00pm.

If you become unwell after the sixth day before an election you can apply for an emergency proxy and this form can be received by the Elections Office up until 5 p.m. on Polling Day.  

Application forms

Download the appropriate form below and return it to us at the address given on the form.

Long term:



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  • Phone: 01597 826202
  • Address: Electoral Services, Powys County Hall, Spa Road East, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5LG

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