Elections and voting
Voting in local and national elections is the main way you can engage with the democratic process, and ensure you play your part in shaping how the council and the country is run.
Check if you're registered to vote
The electoral register contains details of everyone who is registered to vote in public elections.
Voter ID for elections
You will need to bring ID to your local polling station to vote at the May elections.
If you are unable to attend a polling station on polling day, you can register to vote by post.
Want to know more about voting?
Everything you need to know about voting in the UK on the electoral commission website.