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|Your polling card will come to your home before the date of the election.|
|It will tell you where you should go to vote (normally a local school or public building)|
|When you arrive at the polling station, you will be asked to state your name & address|
|Bring some ID e.g. driver’s licence or passport, student card as you maybe asked to prove your identity|
|Your ballot paper will be stamped and handed to you and then you go to the voting compartment|
Time to make your mark!
- On your ballot paper, the names of the candidates will be listed alphabetically with an indication of the political party, if any. You may also see a photograph of the candidate and/or a party emblem.
- You write ‘1’ in the box beside the name of your first choice
- You write ‘2’ in the box beside the name of your second choice and so on
- You may stop marking your paper after 1 or any subsequent preference or you may go right down the ballot paper.
- Fold your ballot paper to hide your vote and place it in the sealed ballot box.
- It is a secret ballot so no-one has to know who you vote for!
- You may only vote once at the election.
Fold your ballot paper to hide your vote and place it in the sealed ballot box.
It is a secret ballot so no-one has to know who you vote for!!!
You may only vote once at the election.