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Published 08 April 2014

 

Householders are being encouraged to make sure they are registered to vote ahead of the forthcoming European elections.

 

Vote-written-on-post -it noteIn order to vote in the elections on Thursday, 22 May, your name needs to be on the electoral register.

Citizens have until Tuesday, 6 May to register.

 

There are a number of reasons why it is important to be included on the electoral register.

 

Elections can be called at short notice and if you are not registered you will not be able to vote.

 

Voting also ensures you have a say on the issues of the day while being on the electoral register can maintain your credit rating.

 

Registering is quick and simple. Just visit: www.aboutmyvote.co.uk and print off a registration form.

 

Alternatively, you can apply for the appropriate forms or check your name is on the register by contacting electoralregistration@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk, calling 01446 709748 or visiting the Civic Offices, Holton Road, Barry.

 

And you can still vote even if you are away on holiday by applying for a postal vote by 5pm on Wednesday, 7th May, or by a proxy application form (not postal or emergency proxies) by 5pm on Wednesday, 14th May.

 

For more information, click onto www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk

 

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