General Election 2017

The next UK general election is on the 8 June 2017. Find out how to vote, how general elections work, information on the 2017 election timetable, constituencies, and more.

What is a general election?

A general election is an opportunity for people in every part of the UK to choose their MP. Find out how it works.

Explore your constituency

The United Kingdom is currently divided into 650 parliamentary constituencies, find out more about your constituency.

General Election timetable

What happens next in the General Election 2017?

How do I vote?

person voting

General election guidance on the different ways to vote.

What happened in 2015?

Ed Miliband and David Cameron in the House of Commons

Read analysis on the 2015 General Election results, by-elections and pollster predictions.

Educational resources

Browse general election teaching resources by keystage, subject or resource type.

History of general elections

Explore the history of elections in the UK and read analysis and statistics on election results and voter turnout.

Elections and voting video

Elections and voting videoWatch this short video for a quick overview of how elections and voting work in the UK.

Visit Parliament

House of Commons Chamber

Before the UK General Election on 8 June, visitors are welcome to take a tour of the Houses of Parliament. Free entry for UK 'young voters' aged 18-24.

Contact the House of Commons Enquiry Service

The House of Commons Enquiry Service provides information on the work, history and membership of the House of Commons.

Our telephone enquiry service is open between 10am-12 midday and 2pm-4pm (Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays).


The House of Commons Enquiry Service produces a series of free publications which you can read online, or contact us to request copies.

House of Commons on Twitter

Follow @HouseofCommons for updates on the UK House of Commons Chamber.

General Election Artist 2017

The official UK General Election Artist, Cornelia Parker, is taking inspiration from events across the country and will then create a unique work of art. You can follow her journey on Instagram.

Image: Courtesy the artist and Frith Street Gallery, London

Find my constituency

Ahead of the general election on 8 June, find out which constituency you live in, and which MP represented your area at the end of the 2015-2017 Parliament.