There will be a general election on Thursday 12 December 2019.

People will vote to choose who they would like to be their Member of Parliament (MP). MPs make important decisions that affect the country.

In order to vote in the general election you must be registered to vote. If you aren't registered, you won't be able to vote. 

People living in England can register to vote online at You need to register by 11:59pm on 26 November 2019.

Guide to voting in the 2019 General Election

Take a look at our easy read guide to voting in the December 2019 General Election.

We have produced this guide together with the Electoral Commission.

Download resource Easy read guide to voting in the General Election

Registering to vote

You can register to vote at

If you need any help you can call the Voting Helpline on 020 7696 6009.

Supporter guide to voting in the General Election

This guide explains why it is important to vote, how elections work, what MPs do and has a series of FAQs.

It also has some flash cards to help explain these things. 

This guide is for care workers, family and friends who might be supporting someone with a learning disability. 

Download resource General Election 2019 supporters guide to voting

Polling station selfies!

We want to inspire people with a learning disability to vote.

Help us spread the word by taking a selfie outside your polling station and sharing it on social media. You can use #LDvote

Remember, you are allowed to take a photo outside the polling station, but not inside!

Hear from Harry

Our spokesperson, Harry, has spoken to the Electoral Commission about his experiences of voting.

Watch the video to find out more.

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