Get your vote in off the post
As East Hampshire District Council prepares for the
December General Election, voters are being urged to beat the bad weather
and sign up for a postal vote.
The council’s election team orchestrates the vote
locally and is also responsible for encouraging a high turnout among
With turnout figures often affected by bad weather on
polling day voters are being advised to sign up for a postal vote this
Gill Kneller, EHDC Chief Executive and Returning
Officer, said: “The General Election, the first December poll for almost
100 years, is being called one of the country’s most significant in living
“Make sure you do not miss your chance to have your
“Voting by post means you can fill in your ballot paper
at home and pop it in the post ahead of election day at a time that suits
“Alternatively, you can vote by proxy, which means you
can empower someone else to vote on your behalf.
“Our team can help you have your say, so don’t miss out
on the chance to vote in this historic election.”
More and more people are using postal votes as their
preferred way of casting their ballot.
Postal votes can either be sent through the mail or
dropped off at your polling station right up until the polls close at 10pm.
To vote by post, or by proxy, get in touch with East
Hampshire District Council’s Election Team and ask for an application form.
Postal vote applications must be returned by 5pm on
Tuesday 26 November 2019 and applications for proxy votes must be returned
by 5pm on Wednesday 4 December 2019.
Those not currently registered to vote should make sure
they are by Tuesday 26 November 2019.
For more information on registration go to
Contact the Elections Team on 01730 234350 or email email@example.com
Media Contact: Will Parsons, EHDC Communications
Officer, 01730 234030
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