See our free guides to voting and supporting someone to vote in the General Election 2017.  

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.

Please note that registration for voting in the General Election 2017 has now closed. 

More information

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

General Election 2017

Person casting a ballot

General Election 2017 easy read guide to voting

This guide explains how to register to vote as well as the different types of voting. We have written it together with the Electoral Commission. This guide is for people with a learning disability.

Download resource 2017 General Election easy read voting guide
Person casting a ballot

General Election 2017 supporter guide to voting

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 2017 supporters guide to voting

Voting in Wales

Mencap Cymru have worked with the Electoral Commission to create the following easy read guides for people in Wales about voting in the General Election 2017.

Easy read guide to voting

This guide explains how to register to vote for the General Election 2017 in Wales, as well as the different types of voting.

This guide is for people with a learning disability.

Download resource

Welsh-language easy read guide to voting

This Welsh-language easy read guide explains how to register to vote in the General Election 2017 in Wales, as well as the different types of voting.

This guide is for people with a learning disability.

Download resource

You might also like

Our work in Parliament

Find out about our work in Parliament
Read more

What we think

Mencap's position on some of the big issues in life
Read more

Hear My Voice

Our campaign launched in 2015 to put learning disability issues higher on the political agenda
Read more