You can vote:
You can register to vote when you’re:
- 16 years old in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
- 14 years old in Scotland
You can vote when you’re:
- 18 years old in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
- 16 years old in Scotland
When there’s a local election coming up, you’ll be sent a poll card telling you where and when to vote.
Different elections use different voting systems. You can read more about how voting systems work.