UK Parliamentary General Election

A UK Parliamentary General Election has been called for Thursday 12 December 2019.

The voting system for the UK Parliamentary General Election is the First Past the Post system. To become a Member of the UK Parliament (MP) in Westminster a candidate simply has to win more votes than any other candidate standing in a particular constituency.

Electors in East Lothian vote for an MP to represent the East Lothian Constituency.

An election public helpline - 01875 824300 - is active from 8 November to 12 December (inclusive).

This section has more information on different areas relating to this election:

  • Candidates
  • Key Dates
  • Public Notices
  • Poll Card FAQs
  • Postal Vote FAQs
  • Proxy Vote FAQs
  • Polling Places

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