To be able to vote in the the local and general elections on Thursday 7 May, you will need to make sure that you're registered.
Any British citizen over the age of 18, who is resident in the UK, can vote and the Government has now made registering to vote a lot simpler. It will only take about five minutes.
You can register online at www.gov.uk/registertovote - simply tell it where you live and follow through each of the steps, entering your details at every point. You will need to have your national insurance number handy.
You can also register by calling 020 72710500 or click here to download a form that will enable you to register by post. The deadline for registration is 20 April 2015.
Did you know?
- Being registered to vote can affect your credit worthiness.
- If you’ve recently moved, you may not be registered.
- Just because you pay Council Tax doesn’t mean you’re registered to vote.
Remember - your vote matters!