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Elections and voting


Residents in Bedford Borough can vote in a number of elections including Borough Council elections. More information is available at our Elections page.

Register to vote

Check your eligibility to vote and register to vote online.

Other ways to vote

Postal voting

Find out how to apply for a postal vote if you are unable to vote in person at your polling station.

Vote by proxy

Information on how to appoint someone to vote on your behalf is available at our Vote by proxy page.

Overseas voters

For British citizens living abroad there is the option to register to vote as an overseas voter.

Service voters

Find out how, as a member of the UK armed forces, you can register as a service voter.