A UK parliamentary general election usually takes place every 5 years. It will determine the composition of the House of Commons.

The 2024 UK general election is scheduled to be held on Thursday 4 July 2024. This includes the constituencies of Thornbury and Yate, and Filton and Bradley Stoke.

Information for electors in the former Kingswood constituency

To register to vote

You must be registered to vote in elections – find out how to register to vote.

The last date you can register to vote in this general election is Tuesday 18 June 2024.

How to vote

You will need to prove your identity by showing photo ID to vote in person at a polling station.

Find details of photo ID you can use and what to do if you do not have it.

The deadline to apply for a voter authority certificate if you don’t have eligible photo ID is 5pm on Wednesday 26 June 2024.

To vote by post or by proxy

You can apply to vote by post or to vote by proxy if you are unable to go to the polling station on the day of an election or referendum.

The deadlines for applying for postal and proxy voting are stated on the timetable below.

Support for voters with a disability

Find out about the range of support offered to voters with disabilities.

Timetable of proceedings

Issue of WritThursday 30 May
Receipt of WritFriday 31 May
Publication of notice of election4pm Monday 3 June
Delivery of nominations10am Tuesday 4 June
Deadline for receipt of nominations4pm Friday 7 June
Deadline for withdrawal of candidate4pm Friday 7 June
2024 publication of notice of poll5pm Friday 7 June
Publication of statements of persons nominated5pm Friday 7 June
2024 publication of situation of polling stations5pm Friday 7 June
Last date for registrationTuesday 18 June
Receipt of postal vote applications5pm Wednesday 19 June
Last day for voter authority certificates5pm Wednesday 26 June
Receipt of proxy vote applications5pm Wednesday 26 June
First day to issue replacement lost postal ballot papersFriday 28 June
Last day to issue replacement postal ballot papers  5pm Thursday 4 July
Receipt of emergency proxy vote applications5pm Thursday 4 July
Day of poll      7am Thursday 4 July
Return of election expensesFriday 9 August
Timetable of proceedings for 2024 general election

Election notices

Notice of election – UK Parliamentary election for the Thornbury and Yate constituency

Notice of election – UK Parliamentary election for the Filton and Bradley Stoke constituency

Notice of Election Agents – Filton and Bradley Stoke 2024

Statement of Persons Nominated, Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations – Filton and Bradley Stoke 2024

Notice of Election Agents – Thornbury and Yate 2024

Statement of Persons Nominated, Notice of Poll and Situation of Polling Stations – Thornbury and Yate 2024

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