General Election 2024

Read the latest academic insights and information about the 2024 UK general election.

Election information

Expert guide

University of Sheffield academics are available to share their expertise on matters related to the upcoming General Election 2024.

Read our expert guide

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Photo ID for voting

All polling stations now require voters to show photo ID before voting in person. The guide below provides information on what forms of ID are accepted, and how you can apply for a voter authority certificate free of charge if you need one. 

Photo ID you will need to vote

Information for staff and students

The University and Sheffield Students' Union have compiled information about the general election for staff and students.

Read the University's general election guidance (staff login required)

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Sheffield Students' Union general election webpage