Voter Registration Deadline Looming – Register Today!

Voter Registration Deadline Looming – Register Today!

10/04/19 - With less than one month left until Election Day, Broxtowe Borough Council is advising all its residents to make sure they are registered if they want to have their say in the Borough and Parish elections on 2nd May.

Those who are not yet on the electoral register are being urged to apply by the deadline of Friday 12th April to ensure they can use their vote on Election Day.

All 44 Broxtowe Borough Council seats will be contested, along with seats in all of the Borough’s Town and Parish Councils. Every vote will count.

Registering is easy and only takes five minutes - just visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote (opens in a New Window) with your national insurance number to hand.

Voters are also being reminded that for this year’s election, they must bring ID with them to be able to vote.

You can bring one form of specified photo ID, like a passport or driving licence, or two forms of specified non-photo ID, like your poll card and a debit card.

If you don’t have ID, you can register for a certificate of identity until 1st May.

Acceptable ID includes:

One form of photographic ID

  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Electoral Identity Card
  • European Identity Card
  • Ministry of Defence Identity Card
  • Travel Pass
  • Photocard Parking Permit
  • Debit or credit card
  • Bank statement
  • Mortgage statement (dated within 12 months of the election)
  • Credit card statement (dated within 3 months of the election)
  • Utility bill (dated within 3 months of the election date)
  • Council Tax bill
  • P45 or P60 (dated within 12 months of the election)
  • Poll card
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage or civic partnership certificate
  • Adoption certificate
  • Paper driving licence
  • Benefits statements
  • Student loan statement (dated within 12 months of the election)
  • a National Insurance Number Card or a letter sent by HMRC issuing your National Insurance Number

More information about registering to vote, voter ID and the forthcoming elections can be found on the Broxtowe website www.broxtowe.gov.uk/elections or visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote (opens in a New Window) to register online today.


Contact
Electoral Services
tel: 0115 917 3276