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More than a million young people have registered to vote

19 May 2017, 10:09 | Darnell Patrick

HAVE YOUR SAY The voter registration deadline is looming

HAVE YOUR SAY The voter registration deadline is looming

Make sure you register in the next three days, and don't miss out on having your say.

Only British Citizens aged 18 and over can vote in this election.

Across Redbridge, there has been a big surge in interest as the Electoral Register shows the number of people registered to vote has increased by almost 6 percent.

More than one million applications to register to vote have been made since Theresa May called the election in April - with nearly a third from people aged under 25, and just 1% from people over 75.

However you do need to register by Monday if you need to update your name, address or other details, or you are a first time voter.

Vote, you Nigel. Even if it isn't a popular choice, just vote.

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What is the registration deadline?

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You can register online at Gov.uk/register-to-vote which will take you through the necessary steps to register, which only takes a couple of minutes.

Despite living at an address on a temporary basis, private renters are still eligible to vote at that address.

If you're already registered to vote and haven't moved since the last election, you don't need to do anything but head to the polling station on voting day.

"But if you're not registered to vote you can't have your say on June 8, whether in person, by post or by proxy, so make sure you're registered".

You must also be a British, Irish or Commonwealth citizen and be a resident at a United Kingdom address, or a British citizen living overseas who has been registered to vote in the United Kingdom in the last 15 years.



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