Are You on the Electoral Register?
Three weeks left to register to vote in the General Election
British Citizens, along with citizens of qualifying Commonwealth countries, the Republic of Ireland and British Overseas territories are all eligible to vote on June 8th.
Those people who know they are not registered can apply to join the register by visiting www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
Residents are reminded that if they have recently added their name to a Household Enquiry Form, but not made an individual application including their National Insurance number and date of birth (either on the website or by paper form), that they need to do this in order to be included on the electoral register.
If you want to apply for a postal vote you must submit an application form by 5pm on May 23rd. If you wish to apply for a proxy vote, this must be done by 5pm on May 31st.
The Notice of Election is expected to be published on Thursday 4th May after which nominations can be sumitted until 4pm on Thursday 11th May.
Poll cards will be delivered to all eligible registered voters in May. These will provide information and a map showing which local polling station they should use. Voters will also be able to check the location of their polling station on the council’s website nearer the time.
Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on polling day.
Registering only takes five minutes with your National Insurance number and date of birth. Register to vote now.
May 3, 2017