Local democracy and elections

Your Vote Matters

UK Parliamentary General Election – Thursday 7 May 2015

There is a UK Parliamentary General Election on Thursday 7 May 2015.

If you are a British, Irish, or Commonwealth citizen living in the UK or a British citizen living overseas and you want to vote in this election you need to ensure you are registered to vote.

The registration system changed in June 2014. The new system is called ‘Individual Electoral Registration’ and allows you to register online

To register visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote or for more information go to Registering to Vote page

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Useful information


Makaton charity website - how to vote [PDF] (file size 541Kb)

Page last updated 23 February 2015

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