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Upcoming elections & referendums

On this page you can find information about upcoming elections and referendums in the UK.

As a poll approaches, you will be able to find links to information for voters, guidance for electoral administrators and candidates and other important information.

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Elections and referendums scheduled to take place over the next four years

Below you can find details of the elections and referendums currently scheduled to take place in the UK over the next four years.  


Thinking of contesting the UK Parliamentary General Election in 2015? 

If you are a political party or prospective candidate thinking about contesting the UK Parliamentary General Election in 2015, we have published factsheets that summarise the spending limits and explain when these limits and rules will apply.


We will add links to further information about each of these elections as it becomes available.

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