How to vote

Voting at a polling station

How to vote at a polling station

If you are registered on the electoral register you will be sent a polling card a few weeks before an election. The card tells you when the election takes place and your allocated polling station.You can only vote if your name is on the electoral register.

On the day of the election you can vote between 7am to 10pm. You will be asked to

You will be given a ballot paper which you should take to the polling booth and mark an ‘X’ next to the candidate you wish to vote for. Fold the paper in half and post it into the ballot box.