Tuesday, 6 March 2012

If you want to vote. . . now is the time

Now is the time to ensure you can vote in future elections.

There are local council elections coming up on May 3rd and, as usual, I will keep you informed about who is standing, how to get on the electoral register and where your local polling station is to be found.

But first, if you want to be put on the electoral register - or check to see if you are on, read on.

  • How do I check if I am on the electoral register?  Click here.
  • How do I get added to the electoral register?  Click here.  Download the form here.
  • Who is eligible to vote at the May local council elections? Click here.
The register is maintained by the Lothian Valuation Joint Board - whose site is here.  (The 'Joint' part of that title refers to representatives from the four Lothian local authorities - East Lothian, Midlothian, West Lothian and Edinburgh.)

More on postal voting in a future post.


Anonymous said...

It's a Polling PLACE in this country, not a 'station'.

Cameron Rose said...

Thanks for the correction - but though that may be official terminology, common usage trumps it in this blog :-)

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