Harlow District Council gives notice of election
News / Sat 25th Mar 2023 at 07:03am
THE local council elections will take place on Thursday 4 May 2023. The notice of election for Harlow has been published today at https://www.harlow.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Notice%20of%20election%20-%20local%20elections%204%20May%202023.pdf.
Key election dates
Residents must have registered to vote to be able to vote in these elections. The last day to register to vote is Monday 17 April 2023. Residents can register to vote at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
Residents who are registered will receive their poll card, which will be delivered between 24 March and 31 March 2023. The poll card will look different this year – it will be A4 size and delivered in an envelope. The poll card is for information only and residents do not need it to be able to vote.
Polling stations will be open 7am to 10pm on Thursday 4 May 2023. Residents who can’t or don’t want to go to the polling station are encouraged to apply early for a postal vote.
With a postal vote, the ballot papers will be sent out to residents to complete in the post. The deadline to apply for a postal vote is 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2023. Ballot papers will be sent out on Wednesday 19 April 2023.
With a proxy vote, residents can appoint someone to go to the polling station to vote on their behalf. The deadline to apply for a proxy vote is 5pm on Tuesday 25 April 2023.
Residents who do not have any ID for the new voter security measures must apply for a voter authority certificate by 5pm on Tuesday 25 April 2023.
Residents can apply for a postal or proxy vote at www.harlow.gov.uk/voting-and-elections/how-vote
The government has introduced new voter security measures, so for the first time voters will have to show photo ID at the polling station.
Acceptable ID will include a:
A full list of accepted photo ID is at https://www.gov.uk/how-to-vote/photo-id-youll-need
The full list will also be included on the back of the poll card.
The Tory government hopes Voter i.d. will keep the plebs away from the polling station. Residents who do not have any photographic ID must apply for a voter authority certificate by 5pm on Tuesday 25 April 2023. Don't let the Tories steal the election.
None of them will getting my vote. They are all liars and not one of them are here the the number one priority of Harlow and that is the people of Harlow.
David . I do not have ID because I still have the old paper driving licence and no passport or bus pass. But one thing I have got is the right hump that you have called me a pleb.
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