Council calls on residents to register to vote

This National Voter Registration Day Merton Council is calling on residents to register to vote for the upcoming UK Parliamentary Election. 

It is now the responsibility of the individual to add their name to the electoral register following a change to the voter registration system.

Most people who are already registered to vote will not need to do anything.

However, residents will need to register if:

  • They have received a letter telling them to re-register
  • They have changed address since receiving a letter confirming they were registered
  • They have moved into/within the borough recently

Under the new system residents can now register online by visiting www.gov.uk/register-to-vote and entering their current address, date of birth and national insurance number. Residents who don’t have access to a computer can visit one of Merton’s libraries or contact electoral services on 020 8274 4901.

For more information about elections and voting, visit www.merton.gov.uk/voting

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