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All about elections past and present, absent voting and the electoral register.

If you were planning to vote in person or are someone’s proxy, but find you can’t visit a polling station, you’ll be able to apply for an emergency proxy vote up until 5pm on polling day.
If you are unable to get to a polling station either for a single election or on a long term basis you can apply for an postal or proxy vote.
From 4 May 2023 all voters must take a form of identification to polling stations to be able to vote.
How to vote in the Ipswich Borough Council elections on Thursday 4 May 2023
In accordance with the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013, every council in England and Wales must undertake and complete a review of all of the polling districts and polling places in its area within a 16 month period commencing from 1 October 2013.
Information and guides on how to use the election staff portal.

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Ipswich Borough Council,
Electoral Services,
Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,

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01473 432000