Apr 13 2012

Stand Up and Be Counted

With less than 100 days to go to the London mayoral elections, residents in Harrow are urged to make sure they have the right to have their say on the big day, by registering to vote. If you want to make sure you can vote on May 3rd then you need to register by Wednesday, 18 April. Log onto www.harrow.gov.uk and search ‘register to vote’ or call 020 8901 2660.

You must be 18 or older to vote. You can register to vote when you are 16.

People can register only for the address where they are resident. You should include:

  • People who are temporarily away – for example, away working, on holiday, in student accommodation or in hospital.
  • Any other residents, lodgers or guests (but not short stay visitors) at your address.

People who are entitled to register to vote:

  • British citizens
  • Citizens of the Irish Republic
  • Citizens of other European Union countries
  • EU citizens will be registered as local government electors only (except citizens of Cyprus, Malta or the Irish Republic, who can vote in all elections).
  • Qualifying Commonwealth citizens. This means commonwealth citizens who: have leave to enter or remain in the UK; or do not require such leave
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