Last chance to register to vote in General Election


People in Carmarthenshire are being reminded that they need to be registered to be able to vote in the forthcoming General Election.
It will be held on Thursday, May 7, and there are a number of different ways people can vote.
Which elections residents can vote in depends on their nationality. If they are a British or Commonwealth citizen living in the UK, they can vote in all elections in Carmarthenshire.
If they are a European Union citizen, they can vote in Local and European Parliamentary elections, but not General Parliamentary elections.
People who have moved recently or are not registered to vote, need to complete an application form either online or apply to the elections office by no later than Monday, April 20.
Those who require a postal vote for this election, must complete and send an application to the Acting Returning Officer by no later than 5pm on Tuesday, April 21.
For those who choose to vote by post, a postal vote pack will be sent to them around 10 days before the election.
Residents who would like a proxy vote for this election (where someone votes on their behalf), must complete and send a proxy application form to the Acting Returning Officer by no later than5pm on Tuesday, April 28.
People who want to vote in person can visit their local polling station which will be open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday, May 7.
Results of the election will be published at www.carmarthenshire.gov.uk
Carmarthenshire constituencies:
Carmarthenshire County Council is responsible for two Parliamentary constituencies – Carmarthen East and Dinefwr; and Llanelli.
Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire is administered by the Acting Returning Officer, Pembrokeshire County Council.
Please visit the council website here for copies of Notice of Election, Statement and to Persons Nominated, Situation of Polling Stations and Notice of Poll and Declaration of Result.
Call the elections office helpline on 01267 228889 for application forms or more information.

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