Register to vote in advance as a younger person
In the UK you can go on the electoral roll as an ‘attainer’ at the age of 16. By registering in advance, you'll already be on the electoral roll when you turn 18 and will be eligible to vote.More on registering to vote
Your next election
Find more about when your next election is to take place, including changes to voting and more.More on your next election
Voting in your area
When an election is called we issue notices to inform the public that it is taking place. Remember, you'll need to show photo ID to vote at a polling station.View election notices
Emergency proxy votes
If you have a medical emergency, are away for work, or your photo ID is lost, stolen, destroyed, or damaged, you can apply for an emergency proxy vote up to 5pm on polling day.More on emergency proxy votes
Council business, publicity and events during purdah
The pre-election period is commonly known as purdah. During purdah, there are restrictions on council business, publicity, events and communications.More on the pre-election period
Local Members of Parliament (MPs)
Details of the Members of Parliament (MPs) representing the borough of Rochdale.See MPs details
Get help with photo ID or anything to do with voting at the next election
Contact us if you need help with photo ID, voting, access at polling stations or anything to do with the next election.
We have also linked to information from the Electoral Commission in easy read, Braille, British Sign Language (BSL) and plain text. In addition, we have information for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities, older people, people experiencing homelessness, anonymous voters, and trans and non-binary people.
The leader of the council writes about what's happening at the council and how we're working hard to make the borough better for everyone.
Find out about the various ways you can contact us, comment on future plans or take part in consultations.
All committee meetings are open to the public, unless indicated. View meeting dates, times and related documents.