March 3, 2011
lose your right to vote, Burnham-On-Sea residents are urged
residents have been warned that time is running out to get themselves
registered to vote in May's elections.
vote in the District and Parish Elections and UK Referendum on
the voting system, residents must appear on the Register of Electors
and the last date for applications to get listed is April 14th.
"Anyone who has moved house in the past few months needs
to register with their new address. There may also be many people
in Sedgemoor who have not yet registered to vote, which means
they will be missing out unless they take action," Sedgemoor's
Electoral Services Manager told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
will need to register before April 14th to be able to vote in
the election on Thursday 5th May."
Residents can request a registration form by calling Sedgemoors
Electoral Services on 01278 435268 or by printing off a registration
form from here.
Adrian Green from the Electoral Commission, the independent elections
watchdog, added : "Residents may also be planning to be away
on 5 May, given the extra Bank Holiday for the Royal Wedding.
So its worth applying now to vote by post or proxy if that
will suit your plans. Application forms for postal votes will
also need to be returned to Sedgemoor by April 14th."