Postal and proxy voting

The last day to apply for a new postal or postal proxy vote, or to change or cancel an existing postal or proxy vote for the Scottish council elections is 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017.

The last day to apply for a new proxy vote is 5pm on Tuesday 25 April 2017.

For more information on how to apply for a postal or proxy vote visit our vote by post or proxy pages.

You and your appointed proxy must be registered individually to vote to apply.

If you intend to be away in the run up to the Scottish council elections and cannot get to a polling station in person please contact the electoral registration officer who will be able to give you further guidance on the voting options available to you.

The first issue of postal votes for the Scottish council elections in Angus is scheduled for 13 April 2017.

Once you've received your postal pack, read the enclosed instructions, mark your vote on the ballot paper, complete the postal voting statement and put these in the envelopes provided making sure you send your completed pack back as soon as possible and by no later than 10pm on Thursday 4 May 2017.  If it arrives later than this your vote won't be counted. Download a pictorial guide to completing your postal voting pack.

If you lose or spoil part of your postal pack after you receive it then you should call the election helpline 03452 777 778 straightaway for a replacement. Do not destroy your original pack if it was spoilt as you will need to return this to us.