Who can vote
To vote in the Parliamentary election on 7 May 2015 you must be:
To be on the register you must have filled in an electoral registration form; paying council tax, for example, does not mean you are registered to vote. Registration can now be done online
If you are 16 or 17 years old or if you are a national from another European Union country you can still be added to the electoral register using the online application but you will not be able to vote in the General Election.
The deadlines for the election are as follows:
- The last day to apply to register to vote for the election is Monday 20 April 2015
- The last day for postal vote applications is 5pm Tuesday 21 April 2015
- The last day for proxy vote applications is 5pm Tuesday 29 April 2015
If you know now that you will be unable to vote in person on polling day please contact Election Services as soon as possible.
Poll cards for this election will be hand-delivered to all registered electors in the borough towards the end of March.
For information, all poll cards give the date of the election, the polling station location and the hours of the poll i.e. 7am to 10pm.
You do not need to take your poll card to the polling station to be able to vote
To be on the register you must have filled in an electoral registration form; paying council tax, for example, does not mean you are registered to vote.