General Election 2017 – Make sure you are registered to vote

Published May 3, 2017 at 15:51

Voters in Blackburn with Darwen have been urged to register in time for the snap general election.

If you are already registered to vote and plan to vote in person at a polling station, there is no need to re-register.

Residents will go to the polls on June 8 to cast their ballots to elect an MP for Blackburn and for Rossendale and Darwen.

Deadline to register to vote is May 22, the deadline to register for a postal vote is 5pm on May 23, and the deadline to register for a proxy vote is 5pm on May 31.

If you are already registered to vote by post you will receive your postal pack around May 25.  People applying for a new postal vote will not have their postal pack issued until May 30.

For more information about the upcoming elections and voting, visit the Council website on www.blackburn.gov.uk

Alternatively, visit the Government’s website www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

 

 

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