residents urged to check polling cards for May's election
cards for May's General and Local Elections will be arriving on
doormats in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge over the Easter weekend.
are being advised by Sedgemoor District Council to check their
polling card to make sure that they know which polling station
to use on Thursday, May 7th.
you don't receive a polling card, you may not be registered to
vote. This needs to be carried out by April 20th to make sure
that you can have your say at the ballot box," said a spokesman.
research conducted by YouGov for the Electoral Commission found
that 21% of people who rent privately think theyre automatically
registered to vote if they pay council tax.
do not know the deadline to register to vote, with 13% thinking
it is already too late to register. Residents can register to
vote by visiting www.gov.uk/register-to-vote