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UK Parliamentary General Election Information

A general election will take place on Thursday 4 July 2024.

To vote in the general election you must:

  • be registered to vote
  • be 18 or over on the day of the election
  • be a British, Irish or qualifying Commonwealth citizen
  • be a resident at an address in the UK or living abroad and registered as an overseas voter


Plymouth is divided into three parliamentary constituencies:

Nomination Pack

Key Dates

Dissolution of Parliament Thursday 30 May 2024
Receipt of Writ Friday 31 May 2024
Publication of Notice of Election Friday 31 May 2024
Deadline for delivery of nomination papers Friday 7 June 2024 at 4pm
Deadline to register to vote Tuesday 18 June 2024 at midnight
Deadline to apply for a postal vote and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes Wednesday 19 June 2024 at 5pm
Deadline to apply for a proxy vote Wednesday 26 June 2024 at 5pm
Deadline to apply for a Voter Authority Certificate Wednesday 26 June 2024 at 5pm