General Elections for the UK is on 12-Dec-2019. Voting is open from 7am until 10pm.
Who is eligible to vote?
Anyone aged 18 or over can vote, so long as they are registered and a British citizen or qualifying citizen of the Commonwealth or Republic of Ireland
If you aren’t register already you cannot vote in this election. To register visit https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
Here’s how to know your local candidate?
Go here https://whocanivotefor.co.uk/ and type in your postcode to know more about them.
Should I really care about voting?
Voting in the UK is optional according to a BBC news article https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-politics-27520003/elections-compulsory-voting-on-uk-polling-days I couldn’t find an article at gov.uk. Please reply if you know any info.
Where do I go to vote?
You will receive a polling card before the election telling you where to vote. It will be a local polling station, set up in places such as school halls or churches. You can only vote at the polling station location on your card.
Do I need an ID Card?
No ID card is required to be taken with you or the polling card
And how do I vote?
When you arrive at the polling station, give your name and address to the staff members inside. They will give you a ballot paper to select your candidate on. Fold the ballot paper in half and put it in the ballot box after making your choice…