ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE? Residents are being encouraged to check that they are registered to vote in time for the first Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election on Thursday, 15 November 2012.
The deadline to register to vote is Wednesday, 31st October 2012. Anyone who has not yet registered should contact East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Electoral Team. 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 31st October and the deadline for applying for a proxy vote is Wednesday, 7th November.
Polling stations will open between 7am-10pm on Thursday, 15th November. Verification will take place overnight and the count will take place at The Spa Bridlington on Friday, 16 November.