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Register to vote

The quickest and easiest way to register is online. You can now complete your individual electoral registration using the following link:

Register to vote

Alternatively you can download the forms to register to vote, or you can contact us and we can either send you a form to register in the post or we can assist you to register by phone.

Why should I register

  • If you don't register you can't vote!
  • Being able to vote gives you a say on who represents you in your local council, in the UK Parliament and Europe
  • Being registered to vote gives you the opportunity to have a say on important issues that affect you. That includes decisions made by elected representatives about everything from roads and recycling to education and climate change
  • If an election is called at short notice you'll be able to have your say
  • If you're a student living away from home, you can register at your main home and at your college, allowing you to vote wherever you are at the time of an election
  • Many people regard the right to vote and be involved in how the country they live in is governed as a fundamental right. Registering to vote supports this view and those who have fought to achieve it
  • It can affect your ability to get loans and mobile phone contracts

Find out more on the electoral commission website.

Public inspection of the full register

There is provision for inspection of a paper version of the full register at the Electoral Services Office, Town Hall, St Owen Street, Hereford HR1 2PJ under supervision during office hours.

Handwritten notes may be made by those inspecting the full register. Any other copying or recording of the register, including by mobile phone is not permitted, and is a criminal offence.

Publication of revised Register of Electors

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with the Representation of the People Act 1983, that a revised version of the Register of Electors for the Herefordshire Council area will be re-published on 2 January 2020.

Electors registered in the area do not need to take any action as a result of this notice, but prospective candidates and their agents and political parties should take note that the electoral numbers of registered electors will change as a consequence of the re-publication.

Alistair Neill
Electoral Registration Officer
Herefordshire Council

1 November 2019