When is the referendum?
The UK Parliament has now passed the Parliamentary Voting System
and Constituencies (PVSC) Act which provides for a
referendum to be held on the voting system for UK
Parliamentary elections on 5 May 2011.
Where can I find information about the referendum?
You can find out more about the referendum at the
website of the Electoral Commission. A posted advertising
the referendum can be found here;
How do I register to vote at the Referendum?
You can find more information about registering to vote
here. In order to vote at this
referendum you need to register to vote by 14 April 2011.
Can I vote by post at this referendum?
You can find more information about voting by post here.
In order to vote by post at this referendum you must register for a
postal vote by 14th April 2011.
Can I have a proxy vote at this referendum?
You can find more information about proxy voting here. You must register for a proxy
vote, except in cases of medical emergency supported by appropriate
evidence, by 21st April.
You can find the contact details for the Electoral Commission
formal notice of the referendum has been issued and can be found
Details of the polling stations for the referendum have been
grouped by parliamentary constituency, and can be found by
clicking on the constituency names below;
If you require any further information about voting at the
referendum in Northumberland, please contact our elections team by
or by phoning 01670 624811