There will be a general election in the UK on 12 December 2019.

See our free guides to voting and supporting someone to vote.  

We’ve produced an easy read guide for people with a learning disability, which tells you everything you need to know about registering to vote and voting itself, and a guide for those supporting people with a learning disability.

More information

If you would like more information or have any questions you can email campaigns@mencap.org.uk or phone 0207 696 6009.

General Election December 2019

We've created the following resources with the Electoral Commission to help you and any one you support exercise their right to vote in the general election on 12 December 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

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

Voting in Wales

We have worked with the Electoral Commission to create the following Welsh language guides about voting for people in Wales.

Welsh language guide to voting

Use this Welsh language guide to voting in Wales for the general election on Thursday 12 December 2019.

Download resource Welsh language guide to voting in Wales

Past election guides

Take a look at some of the guides we've created for some other elections in previous years.

Click the following links to download guides to:

Voting in Wales

Mencap Cymru have worked with the Electoral Commission to create the following easy read guides for people in Wales about voting.

Click on the following links to download Welsh language guides to:

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