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A UK Parliamentary General Election will take place on Thursday 4 July 2024. 

Richmond is responsible for two parliamentary constituencies:

  • Richmond Park
  • Twickenham

Candidates standing at the election

For a full list of candidates standing in all three constituencies see the statement of persons nominated notices published at the bottom of this page.

Important dates

The deadline to register to vote at the elections is midnight on Tuesday 18 June 2024. You can register to vote online at GOV.UK in less than five minutes. You will need to have your National Insurance number to hand.

The deadline to apply to vote by post is 5pm on Wednesday 19 June 2024. You can now apply for a postal vote online at GOV.UK.

Official poll cards will be delivered to all registered electors from 3 June. Details of your designated polling station will be found on the poll card. 

If you will be away

If you are going to be away on election day and wish to vote by post please note that postal votes will be sent out on 20 June if you are registered as a postal voter at 4 June 2024. If your postal vote application is approved after 4 June, your postal vote pack will be sent on 24 June.

If instead you would like to appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf at your polling station the deadline for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 26 June. You can now apply for a proxy vote online at GOV.UK. 

Timetable for General Election 2024
Action Date 
Dissolution of Parliament Thursday 30 May
Issue of writ Thursday 30 May
Receipt of writ Friday 31 May
Publication of Notice of Election Monday 3 June
Publication of Notice of Poll Friday 7 June
Receipt of nominations 4pm, Friday 7 June
Withdrawal of candidate 4pm, Friday 7 June
Appointment of election agents 4pm, Friday 7 June
Publication of Statements of Persons Nominated 5pm, Friday 7 June
Publication of Notice of Election Agents 4pm, Friday 7 June
Last date for registration Tuesday 18 June
Deadline for receiving new postal vote and postal proxy applications, and changes to existing postal or proxy votes 5pm, Wednesday 19 June
Last day for Voter Authority Certificates 5pm. Wednesday 26 June
Deadline for receiving new applications to vote by proxy (not postal proxy or emergency proxies) 5pm, Wednesday 26 June
First day to issue replacement, spoilt or lost postal ballot papers Friday 28 June
Last day to issue replacement, spoilt or lost postal ballot papers 5pm. Thursday 4 July
Receipt of emergency proxy vote applications 5pm. Thursday 4 July
Last time to alter the register due to clerical error 9pm, Thursday 4 July
Day of poll 7am to 10pm, Thursday 4 July
Deadline for production of temporary Voter Authority Certificate 10pm, Thursday 4 July
Return of election expenses Thursday 8 August
Inspection of expenses Sunday 18 August

Whitton boundary changes

In 2021, the Boundary Commission for England (BCE) carried out a statutory review of all the parliamentary constituency boundaries in the UK. The purpose of the review was to make the number of electors in each constituency more equal.

In their final report to Parliament, the BCE recommended that Whitton ward in the London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames form part of the Brentford and Isleworth constituency. These recommendations were accepted by Parliament and have now been implemented for the General Election on 4 July 2024. This means that residents in Whitton ward will now vote for the Brentford and Isleworth constituency MP, and not the Twickenham one.

Check which ward you live in.

View the notice of election for the Brentford and Isleworth constituency.

Media guidance

To attend the count after polls close on 4 July, media organisations must register for accreditation in advance.

Official notices 

All official notices for the elections will be published on this page.

Updated: 07 June 2024

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