On 4 July 2024 elections are being held to elect MPs for the parliamentary constituencies of:

  • Chatham and Aylesford
  • Gillingham and Rainham
  • Rochester and Strood.

Notice of election

View the notice of election for:


View the candidates running in this election.

Key dates in the statutory timetable for the elections


Statutory deadline

Last date for receipt of applications to register in time to vote in the elections

Tuesday 18 June

Last date for receipt of new applications for a postal vote (or to amend an existing postal vote) for the elections

5pm Wednesday 19 June

Last date for receipt of applications to appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf:

5pm Wednesday 26 June

Last date for receipt of applications for a Voter Authority Certificate

5pm Wednesday 26 June

All electors included in the 2024 Register of Electors will be eligible to vote in the elections, including those registered as Overseas electors.

EU citizens are not eligible to vote in the General Election. Existing electors do not need to re-register for these elections.

To check if you're already registered, email electoralservices@medway.gov.uk with your name and address including post code.

Poll cards

Poll cards will be sent to electors from 10 June 2024.

Postal packs

When your postal vote packs are sent out depends on if you're already registered to vote by post and where the pack is being sent.

If you're already registered to vote by post

You will be sent your postal vote pack on:

  • 18 June if you've asked for your pack to be sent to an address outside of the UK
  • 20 June if you've asked for your pack to be sent to an address in the UK.

If you've not already registered to vote by post

You must register to vote by post by 19 June 2024.

Once this deadline has passed, postal vote packs will be sent out from 26 June 2024.

If you do not think you'll be able to receive and complete your postal pack before the close of poll at 10pm on 4 July, you may want to appoint a proxy (have someone vote on your behalf).

If you appoint a proxy, you'll need to cancel your postal vote application by 5pm on 19 June 2024.

The deadline to appoint a proxy is 5pm on Wednesday 26 June 2024.

Polling stations

View the polling station locations for all 3 constituencies.

Voter support

Find out more about what support is available at the polling station and before you vote

More about voter support

Voter ID

You need to bring valid ID to the polling station to vote in the General election

More about voter ID