Upcoming elections

Find out about upcoming elections.

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.

Elections scheduled to take place in East Renfrewshire are shown below:

  • The next UK Parliamentary General Election will take place on 4 July 2024.
  • The next scheduled elections for the Scottish Parliament will be held on 7 May 2026.
  • The next scheduled local government elections will be held on 6 May 2027.  

Last modified on 24 May 2024