Within a few months, polling cards will be slipping through the doors of Waverley residents. Or will they?
BECAUSE IF YOU HAVEN’T REGISTERED TO VOTE – YOU WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE.
The Waverley Web understands that many newcomers to the district still haven’t registered their intention to vote in these critical elections. Some because they are not interested in local issues, and some because they are unaware that the elections are taking place.
Town and borough elections in Waverley take place on Thursday, May 4th – yes, we get it. Everyone will be busy preparing the bunting and buying the drinks for the Celebrations of King Charles’ Coronation on May 6th – but remember – we get the Governments we deserve.
Don’t moan about proposed housing development, housing, sewage and flooding issues, leisure centres, or changes in parking in villages and town centres around the borough – because…
NO VOTE – NO SAY!
In addition to the recent Government led boundary changes. There are also changes in the way you will vote. Although Waverley Council has opposed photographic evidence being required to vote (e.g. driving licence, passport etc.), the Government has pretty well ignored its plea and the plea of many other councils up and down the country. Despite election fraud being minuscule in this country.
Boundary Changes in Waverley will be the subject of a further post.
Who can register to vote?
You must be 16 or over – you can vote when you’re 18 or over.
You must also be one of the following: