General Elections are generally held in Guernsey every four years to appoint 38 Deputies to the States of Deliberation. The last General Election took place on 7th October 2020 and the next General Election will be held in June 2025.
Following the October 2018 referendum on Island-wide voting, the whole Island is classed as one electoral district.
To vote in elections in Guernsey you need to register to be included on the electoral roll. To be eligible to register to vote, you must be;
15 years of age or older (you won't be able to vote until you're 16)
ordinarily resident in Guernsey
have been ordinarily resident in Guernsey for the last two years consecutively or for a total of five years at any time.
To register to vote, email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org or complete and return the form available via the downloads section on this page.
There are no nationality restrictions surrounding registration on the Electoral Roll.
If you move house or change your name you will need to tell us, otherwise your details will be incorrect. You can tell us by using the States of Guernsey My Details function here: mydetails.gov.gg/
Your data will be used in accordance with the Fair Processing Notice available in the download section.
By registering onto the Electoral Roll, you will be able to vote for the General Elections as well as in the yearly Parish Election.
In Guernsey, the details on the Electoral Roll are not supplied to credit reference agencies.
To prove that you are on the Electoral Roll, you may request confirmation of your registration from the Electoral Roll Office by completing the form available for download on this page together with a £10 cheque payable to States of Guernsey. Should you wish to pay cash, please attend the Cashiers' Office, Edward T Wheadon House, Le Truchot, St Peter Port and quote reference HM1910 250060 and provide your receipt with your application. Alternatively, call 01481 220015 and quote the same reference.
The confirmation of registration will show your details and the date you registered into the current Electoral Roll. Your certificate will be emailed to you.