Photo of a person next to a flower bed arranged to spell 'I'm registered to vote'
Credit: The Electoral Commission

Don’t lose your opportunity to have your say, make sure you’re registered to vote before the rapidly approaching deadline of 11.59pm on Tuesday 18 June 2024.

East Devon residents will be voting for an MP to represent them in the new Exmouth and Exeter East and Honiton and Sidmouth constituencies in the UK General Election on Thursday 4 July 2024. It is essential that you take the necessary steps to ensure your participation in this election.

Those who have not yet registered are urged to visit Registering to vote is a simple process, takes only a few minutes, and guarantees that your voice will be heard in this election.

If you may find it difficult to visit a polling station on Election Day, apply for a postal vote before 5pm on Wednesday 19 June 2024. Postal voting is a convenient option for those who may be traveling, working, or unable to attend in person. To apply, visit You will need to provide your national insurance number and date of birth to register.

Melanie Wellman, East Devon District Council’s Acting Returning Officer, said:

"Your vote is your voice. We want to ensure that everyone who is eligible has the opportunity to participate. Registering to vote and applying for a postal vote if needed are key steps in making your voice heard. We want to achieve a record turnout at this election."

To check your registration status, register to vote, or apply for a postal vote, visit or contact for assistance.