Elections and voting

Information about elections and voting in East Renfrewshire - The next UK General Election will be held on 4 July 2024

Election count


To take part in the upcoming General Election on 4 July, you must register to vote by 18 June. It only takes  five minutes to register on the GOV.UK website. Voters can choose whether to vote at a polling station, by post or by proxy. 

For the first time at a UK general election, those voting at a polling stations will need to show photo ID. Voters should check now if they have an accepted form of ID, and if not to apply before 26 June for free ID, called the Voter Authority Certificate.

UK General Election 2024

Find out about the UK General Election on 4 July 2024, who can vote, how to register to vote, voter ID, how to vote, and results.


Find out if you're eligible to vote, how to register and your options for voting.

Voter IDs for future UK General Elections

Find out about The UK Government's new voter ID requirements and which valid IDs you can use to vote.

Upcoming elections

Find out about upcoming elections.

The Returning Officer

Find out the duties and contact information of the Returning Officer.

Members of Parliament

Information on the UK and Scottish Parliaments.

Accessibility at polling stations

Find out about measures we have in place to assist with accessibility at polling stations.

Overseas electors

Find out more about important changes for Overseas Electors at UK Parliamentary Elections.

Working at elections

Find out about working at an election and the roles available