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The EU referendum in London - information for voters

For more information visit the Electoral Commission’s website.

When is the referendum?

The referendum takes place on Thursday 23 June 2016.

How can I take part?

To vote in the referendum, you must be on the electoral register by Tuesday 7 June 2016.

Register to vote

How do I check whether I’m registered to vote?

If you receive a poll card for the referendum you are registered to vote.  If you do not receive a poll card by 25 May, call your local electoral services office to check.

Who can vote?

British, Irish and Commonwealth citizens over the age of 18 who are resident in the UK or Gibraltar will be able to vote. British citizens who have lived abroad for less than 15 years will also have their say. View a full list of Commonwealth countries (PDF)

When will polling stations be open?

All polling stations across London will be open from 7am to 10pm.

What do I do if I’ve lost my poll card?

Provided you are registered to vote, you do not need to take your poll card with you. Just give your name and address to the staff inside the polling station when you arrive.

How do I find my polling station?

The address of your polling station will be printed on your poll card. If you’ve lost this you should call your council’s electoral services team, who will be able to tell you where you should go.

What should I do if I’m concerned about electoral fraud?

If you have evidence of fraud you should report it to the police immediately, using the 101 non-emergency number. If you witness a crime in progress you should call 999.

You can also report electoral fraud anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or using their online reporting service.