Voting by proxy

You can apply to vote by proxy:

  • for a single election on a specific date
  • for a specific period
  • permanently

You can scan and email a proxy application form to absent.votes@oadby-wigston.gov.uk, or post it to Electoral Services, Oadby & Wigston Borough Council, Station Road, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 2DR.

Please ensure that your signature on your application is an authentic specimen of your own signature and not, for example, a computer-generated signature or the signature of someone else signing on your behalf (i.e. per procurationem or pp'ing).

If you wish to return your completed application form electronically, please ensure that the file and/or image attached to your e-mail is clear and legible: if it is not, your application may be rejected. Furthermore, please do not use file-sharing sites or platforms (e.g. OneDrive, Google Drive, WeTransfer etc.) to submit your file and/or image (i.e. by sharing a link).

If you are unable to complete and return your application form electronically, then please contact us on either the e-mail address and/or the number below to request a hard paper-copy of the application form to be sent to you by post.

Emergency proxy - Combined Local Elections (May 2021) Only

In certain limited circumstances, where you have an emergency that means you can't vote in person, you can apply to vote by emergency proxy.

The emergency must have occurred after 5:00 pm on Tuesday 27 April 2021:

Application forms can be submitted electronically to up to 5:00 pm on Polling Day (6 May 2021).

Please ensure that your signature on your application is an authentic specimen of your own signature and not, for example, a computer-generated signature or the signature of someone else signing on your behalf (i.e. per procurationem or pp'ing).

Please ensure that the file and/or image attached to your e-mail is clear and legible: if it is not, your application may be rejected. Furthermore, please do not use file-sharing sites or platforms (e.g. OneDrive, Google Drive, WeTransfer etc.) to submit your file and/or image (i.e. by sharing a link).

Contact us

Email: electoral.services@oadby-wigston.gov.uk

Helpline: 0116 288 8961

Last updated: Tuesday, 27 April 2021 9:48 pm