Register to vote by Monday 18 April

30 March, 2016

Written by: Campaigns and Communications

Council updates > Elections and Democracy > Events

To vote in the Mayor of London and Assembly Members elections you must be registered to vote by midnight Monday 18 April. If you haven’t applied by then, you won’t be able to vote.

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There are two important elections coming up and to take part in them you need to be on the electoral register.


Mayor of London and Assembly Members elections – Thursday 5 May 2016

These elections give Londoners the opportunity to decide who the next Mayor of London and Assembly Members will be.

The Mayor of London is responsible for making London a better place for everyone who visits, lives or works in the city. The London Assembly acts as the eyes and ears of Londoners at City Hall. It holds the Mayor to account by examining his or her strategies, decisions and actions to make sure they are in the public interest.

You must be registered to vote by midnight on Monday 18 April, if you wish to take part in this vote.

Find out more, visit www.londonelects.org.uk


European Union referendum – Thursday 23 June 2016

The European Union, commonly referred to as the EU, referendum is your opportunity to have your say on whether Britain should remain in the European Union or leave.

You must be registered to vote by midnight on Tuesday 7 June, if you wish to take part in this vote.

If you are already on the electoral register you do not need to reapply.

Find out more, visit www.electoralcommission.org.uk


How to register to vote

To register, visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

Registering takes around five minutes and you’ll need your National Insurance Number.

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