Don’t forget to vote in the May 6th Elections

You are reminded that on Thursday 6th of May 2021 there are Calderdale-wide elections to vote for Local Government Councillors.

This year for the first time, Calderdale will be voting for a Combined Authority Mayor.

In some areas there will also be Parish/Town Council by-elections.

Households will have been sent packs with the profiles of the candidates for the Mayoral election.

Whether voting in person at a polling station or by post, don’t forget to vote.

It is your right.

Register to vote in the May Elections 6th

You are reminded that on Thursday 6th of May 2021 there are Calderdale-wide elections to vote for Local Government Councillors.

This year for the first time, Calderdale will be voting for a Combined Authority Mayor.

In some areas there will also be Parish/Town Council by-elections.

Due to the Coronavirus situation, this year citizens are encouraged to apply for a postal vote. This saves a trip to the polling station and offers a safe and secure method of voting, which is particularly important due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The following YouTube video may help you to complete your postal vote in Calderdale.

 

You can still vote in person in a polling station, by post, or by appointing someone you trust to vote on your behalf, known as a proxy vote.

If you are not registered, you can do so here. It only takes five minutes so you can do it while you run a bath or wait for your tea to brew.

 

Register to Vote here

Register to vote in the May Elections

On Thursday 6 May 2021, Calderdale residents will be voting for their Local Government Councillors and for the first time, a Combined Authority Mayor for West Yorkshire. In some areas there will also be Parish/Town Council by-elections.

There are a number of ways to have your say in May – you can vote in person in a polling station, by post, or by appointing someone you trust to vote on your behalf, known as a proxy vote.

If you are not registered, you can do so here. It only takes five minutes so you can do it while you run a bath or wait for your tea to brew.

This year we are encouraging you to consider voting by post. This saves a trip to the polling station and offers a safe and secure method of voting, which is particularly important due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Register online to have your say on election day

If you live in Calderdale, have you registered to vote?

You can now take just a couple of minutes of your time to register online by Monday 20 April 2015 in order to vote.

Make a real difference, register to vote TODAY at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote or ring 01422 393 103 for more information

No vote, No house…

Did you know that failing to register to vote could affect your credit rating?

Many lenders and companies use credit reference agencies to decide whether or not they are prepared to lend or agree a service you’re wanting to purchase. The electoral register is used to confirm where you live, so if you’re not registered this could mean missing out on the things you’d like to buy, as well as losing your right to vote.

To vote in the coming elections, you need to have registered by 6 May 2014 so don’t delay, do it today! For more information, visit the elections pages or call 01422 393103.

Electoral Commission

No vote, No job…

Did you know that failing to register to vote could affect your chances of securing employment?

Many employers use the electoral register to check the background of job applicants. It can also be used for CRB checks to check you are who you say you are. On top of this, you’ll also lose your right to vote.

For more information and to register, visit the elections pages or call 01422 393103.

Electoral Commission

No vote, No car…

Did you know that failing to register to vote could affect your credit rating?

Many lenders and companies use credit reference agencies to decide whether or not they are prepared to lend or agree a service you’re wanting to purchase. The electoral register is used to confirm where you live, so if you’re not registered this could mean missing out on the things you’d like to buy, as well as losing your right to vote.

To vote in the coming elections, you need to have registered by 6 May 2014 so don’t delay, do it today! For more information, visit the elections pages or call 01422 393103.

Electoral Commission