General election - 4 July 2024

woman placing vote in ballot box

A general election will take place on Thursday 4 July 2024.

If you are not registered to vote (for example you have moved house recently, or have just turned 18), you will need to register. Registering is easy - you'll just need your National Insurance (NI) number and date of birth to hand - find out how to register to vote

If you are going to be away for the election, but still want to vote, find out how to apply for a postal vote. Postal voting packs will be sent our from 17th June onwards. We are unable to let you know exactly when you will receive your postal vote.

Don't forget, you will have to show photo ID to vote at polling stations to vote in the general election - visit the Electoral Commission's website  to find out more about accepted forms of photo ID. If you don't have an accepted form of photo ID, you can apply for a free voter ID document, which is known as a voter authority certificate. Visit the Electoral Commission's website  to find out more how to apply for a free voter authority certificate.

Who standing for election?

If you are registered to vote in Lichfield District, you will vote either in the Lichfield constituency or the Tamworth constitency, depending on where you live - find out more about voting at a polling station.

Lichfield constituency

The following are nominated for election in the forthcoming general election in the Lichfield constituency:

Name of candidate (in alphabetical order) Description (if given)
Fabricant, Michael The Conservative Party Candidate
Howard, Richard William Reform UK
Longman, Pete Independent
Madden, John Patrick  
McNeillis, Heather Kirsty Green Party
Ray, Paul William Wakelin Liberal Democrats
Robertson, Dave Labour Party

Tamworth constituency

The following are nominated for election in the forthcoming general election in the Tamworth constituency:

Name of candidate (in alphabetical order) Description (if given)
Bilcliff, Robert UKIP - NO to illegal immigration
Cooper, Ian Stuart Reform UK
Edwards, Sarah Labour Party
Goodfellow, Adam James Workers Party
Howarth, Susan Gail The Green Party
Hughes, Eddie The Conservative Party Candidate
Marson, Jed Liberal Democrats

Download the statement of persons nominated for further details:

Key dates

Deadline for registering to vote in the general election. Apply online. Tuesday 18 June 2024
Deadline to apply to vote by post (or cancel an existing postal vote or proxy appointment). Apply online 5pm Wednesday 19 June 2024
Deadline to apply for a voter authority certificate. Apply online. 5pm Wednesday 26 June 2024
Deadline for new applications to vote by proxy (except for emergencies). Apply online. 5pm Wednesday 26 June 2024
Deadline for new applications to vote by proxy on grounds of medical emergency, reason of employment or due to photographic ID being lost, stolen or damaged. 5pm Thursday 4 July 2024

Key documents

Notice of election - Lichfield constituency View now
Notice of election agents - Lichfield constituency View now
Notice of election agents - Tamworth constituency View now
Statement of person nominated - Lichfield constituency View now
Statement of person nominated - Tamworth constituency View now

If you fall under Tamworth constituency please visit Tamworth Borough Council's election notices.