Don’t lose your voice

At the last by election in the Desborough Loatland Ward  (November 2019) less than 1 in 5  people voted (18%).

There may be many reasons for this (working away from home, not on the register, illness, at university, etc) and, almost certainly, many simply didn’t bother (didn’t think it mattered, wouldn’t make any difference, etc).

‘Don’t lose your voice’ is aimed at those who want to play a part in the democratic process but are not able to do so and we are trying to help that group to get on the register, vote by post or get a proxy vote which allows someone else to vote on their behalf.

Register to vote

There are estimates that as many as 8 million people in the UK are not registered to vote. In Desborough we have been surprised by the number of properties that appear to be occupied yet they are missing from the register. For information about registering to vote go to –

www.gov.uk/register-to-vote

(click below for printable PDF form)

Register_to_vote-_Living_in_England_or_Wales.pd

THE CLOSING DATE FOR VOTER REGISTRATION IS 26TH November 2019

Vote by post

In Desborough there are more than 1500 people who vote by post but many others miss out on their democratic right because they are not able to get to the Polling Station due to work commitments, holidays, bad weather or illness. For information about postal voting go to –

www.gov.uk/voting-in-the-uk/postal-voting

(click below for printable PDF form)

Blank PV Form

THE CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR NEW POSTAL VOTE OR PROXY POSTAL VOTE IS 27TH NOVEMBER 2019 (5PM)

Proxy Votes

Voting by proxy means getting someone to vote on your behalf. You can only apply for a proxy vote under certain circumstances, including: being away on polling day, having a medical issue or disability, not being able to vote in person because of work or military service. For information about voting by proxy go to –

www.gov.uk/voting-in-the-uk/voting-by-proxy

(click below for printable PDF form)

Application_to_vote_by_proxy_at_a_particular_election_or_referendum

THE CLOSING DATE FOR NEW APPLICATIONS TO VOTE BY PROXY IS 4TH DECEMBER 2019

You can also get further information on all of the above by ringing Kettering Borough Council on  01536 410333


Contact Desborough Labour Party

E-Mail: philsawford1346@gmail.com

Tel: 07562251976


Promoted by: Rosemary Sawford on behalf of Phil Sawford (The Labour Candidate) both at 46 Federation Avenue, Desborough, Northants, NN14 2NX.

Share this post

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest
Share on print
Share on email