Last chance to register to vote

register to vote tile - deadlines

If you want to vote in the upcoming local election or Police and Crime Commissioner election you will need to be registered to vote by Monday 18 April 2016. 

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Did you know?

There are lots of benefits to being on the register including being able to vote and have your say on local issues.

Not being registered can affect your credit rating. So you could be refused a loan, a mobile phone contract or even be turned down for a mortgage or bank account.

How to register?

If you are not sure whether you are already registered you can check with the Electoral Services Office by phoning 01484 221650 or by contacting them by email: electoral.registration@kirklees.gov.uk

People who haven’t yet applied to register to vote should visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. You will need your National Insurance number and date of birth in order to apply to register.

More about voting and elections

More information on voting and elections, including who you can vote for.   is available at

More information on candidates standing in the Police and Crime Commissioner Elections.

Don’t forget if you want to vote but are not able to get to the polling station on election day that you can apply for a postal or proxy vote.  Deadlines for applying or changing the way you vote are available on the the election key dates webpage

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