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Make sure you’re registered to vote in the general election

Time is running out for Worcester residents to make sure they are registered to vote in the general election on Thursday 12 December. If you’re not already on the electoral register you need to apply by 11.59pm on Tuesday 26 November to vote in the general election the following month. Registering to vote takes just five minutes – head to gov.uk/register-to-vote . All you need is your...
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Have your say on where you can vote

Worcester City Council is reviewing the locations currently being used as polling stations for elections – and wants to hear your feedback on them. Have your say in a quick online survey at www.worcester.gov.uk/voiceit about polling stations in your area.  The Council would like to hear your views on proximity to transport links, safety, ease of identification, lighting,...
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Make sure you check where your polling station is before you vote on May 2

Worcester residents are being urged to check the location of their polling station ahead of the City Council elections on May 2 – as some polling stations have changed from previous years.   One new polling station is in use this year along with two others that have only hosted voting once before – so some voters will be heading to a new venue to cast their vote.   Voters...
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Last chance to register to vote for council elections this May

There’s just one week left to make sure you are registered to vote on May 3 and to have your say on who represents you at a local level. Next month’s poll will select city councillors who are responsible for making decisions on running services in Worcester. These include housing, planning, parks, leisure, recycling and waste collection, and much more. To vote in the election, residents...
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Make sure you’re registered to vote in time for the local elections this May

On Thursday May 3 residents in Worcester will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level – and residents are being urged to make sure they’re registered to vote. Local government elections select councillors, who are responsible for making decisions on running services in your local area. These include housing, planning, parks, leisure, recycling and waste...
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Your chance to find out how to be a councillor

If you’re thinking of standing as a councillor in May’s Worcester City Council elections, you won’t want to miss a special briefing session on March 19. The event at the Guildhall will give prospective candidates – and their potential agents – all the essential information they need to know. Starting at 6pm, the evening will run through essentials like how to complete nomination papers,...
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Worcester residents urged to look out for their voter registration details in the post

This month, residents in Worcester will be receiving a form asking them to check and update information that appears on the electoral register for their address. Worcester City Council is asking residents to look out for the form in the post and to make sure they respond as soon as possible. The form ensures that the City Council can keep the electoral register up to date and identify...
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Could you be a councillor or an MP?

Now is the time for Worcester residents to consider standing for election as an MP or local councillor in the elections on May 7. The Worcester Parliamentary seat and 11 places on Worcester City Council will all be contested on the day, giving people interested in helping to shape the future of the Faithful City the chance to stand for office. No previous experience or any party...
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University students encouraged to register to vote

Staff from Worcester City Council’s elections team visited the Students Union at the University of Worcester to encourage students living in the city to register to vote. In order to vote in local and general elections on Thursday 7 May 2015, Worcester residents must have registered as an elector by Monday 20 April 2015.  Last year, big changes were introduced to the way...
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Electoral registration system is changing this summer

Worcester City residents are set to receive a letter over the next few weeks telling them about the biggest change to the electoral registration system in nearly 100 years. Worcester City Council’s Electoral Registration Officer will write to approximately 77,000 people throughout Worcester City to explain that a new, more secure system of Individual Electoral Registration is being...
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