The general election will take place on Thursday, July 4, 2024.

The borough of Charnwood is covered by three parliamentary constituencies:

  • Loughborough
  • Mid Leicestershire
  • Melton and Syston

It was previously two constituencies.

Voters in each constituency will elect a Member of Parliament (MP).

Charnwood Borough Council is responsible for administering the elections in the parliamentary constituencies for Loughborough and Mid Leicestershire.

The election for the Melton and Syston constituency is being administered by Melton Borough Council. 

View the candidates for the Loughborough and Mid Leicestershire constituency

Register to vote

You can register to vote from the age of 16 although you will not be able to vote until you are 18. You don’t need to register to vote before every election. If you have moved house, you need to register to vote again. Paying Council Tax will not automatically register you to vote. Electoral registration is separate from other parts of the council.

The deadline to register to vote in the general election is 11.59pm Tuesday, June 18.

To register to vote online, you need just five minutes. 

Register to vote

If you require help registering, you can contact our Customer Service team by calling 01509 634546 or contact Electoral Services to request a paper registration form.

Key dates for the general election 

  • 30 May - Dissolution of Parliament
  • 31 May - receipt of Writ
  • Tuesday 4 June (no later than 4pm) - publication of notice of election
  • Friday 7 June, 4pm - Close of nominations
  • June 18 at 11.59pm - deadline for registering to vote
  • June 19 at 5pm - deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and for changes to existing postal or proxy votes 
  • June 26 at 5pm - deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies)
  • June 26 at 5pm - deadline for receiving applications for Voter Authority Certificates
  • July 4, 7am-10pm - Polling Day
  • July 4/5 - Votes counted overnight

Notices of election

Notice of election agents

Situation of polling stations

Statement of persons nominated and notice of poll

Notices of election sub-agents' names and offices 

Changes to parliamentary constituency boundaries 

To check if your parliamentary constituency has changed, please use the My Charnwood service. Your polling card will also tell you which constituency you are now part of.

Visit My Charnwood

More information about the changes to the parliamentary constituencies can be found below.

Parliamentary boundaries

Handy links

Apply for a postal vote

Apply to vote by proxy

Voter ID requirements

Media information - attending the count

For media wishing to attend the count of the two constituencies, please email communications@charnwood.gov.uk. The deadline to apply is June 20.

Email alerts and social media

For updates and reminders about key election dates and deadlines, sign up to our email alerts and follow our social media channels @CharnwoodBC.

Last updated: Tue 11th June, 2024 @ 15:37