Reminder ahead of the Police and Crime Commissioner elections.
Residents are being reminded to check they are registered to vote in time for the first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election on Thursday, 15 November.
The deadline to register to vote is Wednesday, 31 October. Anyone who has not yet registered should contact North East Lincolnshire Council’s electoral team. Forms are also available from the council’s customer services centres and downloadable from the council’s website www.nelincs.gov.uk
Alternatively visit www.aboutmyvote.co.uk to download a form.
Registering is particularly important for anyone who has recently moved home in order to ensure that they can vote from their new address.
The deadline for applying for a postal vote is also 31 October and the deadline for applying for a proxy vote is Wednesday, 7 November.
Polling stations will open between 7am-10pm on Thursday, 15 November. Verification will take place overnight and the count will take place at The Spa Bridlington.
The Electoral Commission is currently distributing a booklet to every household in England and Wales with information about these new elections. It includes what the PCC elections are for, when they are taking place and how to vote.