HAVE you registered to vote in the general election yet?

If not, you should do it as soon as possible: the deadline is tomorrow at midnight.

Registering is a simple process; just follow our guide below.

If you're not sure about who you want to support to be your new MP, we've compiled a guide for every parliamentary constituency in Oxfordshire as well.

Your candidatesBicester Advertiser:

The Oxford East parliamentary constituency highlighted in orange. Picture: Ordnance Survey.

Not sure which party you want to support? Or who their local candidates are?

Here are our guides for each of Oxfordshire's six parliamentary constituencies.

Each of these areas will send a new MP to Westminster on December 13.

How to register to vote

Bicester Advertiser:

The chance to register will end on Tuesday, November 26 at 11:59pm.

You can apply for a postal vote up to 5pm on the same day.

December 4 is the deadline to apply for a proxy vote.

To vote in a general election you need to:

  • Be 18 or over on the day of the election
  • Be a British, Irish or qualifying Commonwealth citizen
  • Be resident at an address in the UK (or a British citizen living abroad who has been registered to vote in the UK in the last 15 years)
  • Not be legally excluded from voting

You also need to be on the electorial register. If you've moved recently or changed your name, you need to re-register.

You can register at gov.uk/register-to-vote

You should contact your Local Electoral Registration Office to both check if you're registered or to opt in or out of the open register.

You can download a form to vote by post here

Or, if you want someone to vote on your behalf, you can find a proxy vote form here