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Parliamentary by-election Blackpool South

The parliamentary by-election for the Blackpool South constituency will take place on Thursday 2 May 2024

Registering to vote

The deadline to register to vote for this by-election is 11.59pm Tuesday 16 April 2024. You can register to vote online. Check your registration by telephone 01253 477490 or 01253 477161.

Postal vote

The deadline to apply for a postal vote for this election is 5.00pm Wednesday 17 April 2024. You can apply for a postal vote online.

Proxy vote

Applications to vote by proxy at this election close at 5.00pm Wednesday 24 April 2024. The deadline to apply for an emergency proxy vote is 5.00pm on Thursday 2 May 2024.

Voter ID

The UK Government has introduced a requirement for voters to show photo ID when voting at a polling station at some elections. More information on voter ID requirements

The deadline to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate if you don't already have an acceptable form of ID to vote at this election was 5.00pm Wednesday 24 April 2024.

Media accreditation

Requests from accredited media organisations to attend the count on Thursday 2 May should be emailed to no later than 5.00pm on Friday 26 April 2024.