Useful Information

Key Dates

  • The annual canvass will begin on 13 July 2020
  • Canvass emails will be sent from 13 July 2020. Please Note: The data to produce the emails was sent on 29 June  
  • Route 1 and Route 2 forms will be despatched on or around 10 August 2020. Please Note: The data to produce the forms will be sent on 27 July and there could be some crossover
  • Route 3 canvass will begin in November
  • The revised register of electors is published by 1 December each year 

Recently moved house?

If you have recently moved house and registered for Council Tax your details will not be entered onto the electoral register automatically. You have to make a separate application to register to vote for your details to appear on the electoral register. 

Registering to vote online is the quickest and easiest way.

 

New Residents

Any person who should be registered to vote whose name does not appear on the form will need to make a separate application to register to vote to appear on the electoral register.

Registering to vote online is the quickest and easiest way.

If you cannot get online please complete the canvass form and we will send a paper application to register to vote when we receive a response back from you.

 

What could happen if you don't respond?

  • You will receive reminders via email, paper form, telephone or a door knock up until the revised register of electors is published
  • If you do not respond, an Electoral Canvasser will either call you if we have your telephone number or visit to collect the information
  • If you do not provide the requested information at all you could be fined up to £1,000
  • If you fail to respond you could lose your right to vote

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and to protect our officers we may not visit your property until it is safe to do so.

Last updated: 15/07/2020 14:13:59