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  • European Parliament elections and EU citizens

    We are aware that there is advice in the media in relation to EU citizens registering to vote for the election on 23 May. The legal position is that all completed European Parliament Election Registration forms (sometimes known as UC1 forms or EC6 forms) had to be received by Electoral Registration Officers before midnight on […]

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  • European Parliament elections – 23 May 2019 – Emergency Proxy

    Polls are open from 7am to 10pm on 23 May.  If you find you cannot cast your vote at the polling station in person due to ill-health or for reasons related to your occupation, service or employment, and you only discover this less than 6 days before an election, you can apply to vote by […]

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  • European Parliamentary election – 23 May 2019 – Application deadlines

    It is now too late to register to vote in these elections.  If you missed the registration deadline (midnight on 7 May), please take a moment update your registration so that you are ready for the next time an election is called.  To apply to register click on the Register to vote button at the […]

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  • ERO helpline

    We are aware that some callers are experiencing issues when calling the ERO helpline on 01224 664848. Should you have any problems getting through to us on this number, please call 01224 068400. If you are calling us to request an application form, these can be downloaded from our website here https://www.grampian-vjb.gov.uk/electoral-register/application-forms/  The deadline for […]

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  • European Parliamentary elections scheduled for 23 May 2019

    The European Parliamentary Elections (Appointed Day of Poll) Order 2019 that sets 23 May 2019 as the day appointed for the poll at the next general election of Members of the European Parliament came into force today (10 April). This means that Electoral Registration Officers and Returning Officers are now preparing for the elections to […]

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  • Don’t miss the deadline to refresh your absent vote signature

    2,197 absent voters have not responded to an invitation to refresh their signature and keep their absent voting arrangements up to date. If you have received a reminder from us asking you to provide a fresh sample signature please complete the form and send it back so that we have it by Friday 15 February, […]

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  • Absent vote signature refresh

    Watch out for the signature refresh request arriving in your post – we are asking 26,407 electors who arranged to vote in elections by post more than four years ago to provide a fresh sample signature.  This is required by law and is to ensure that our sample of their signature is up to date. […]

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  • 15,000 Grampian citizens need to get registered to vote

    Every autumn we carry out a canvass of all households in Grampian and remove the names of people who have moved out.  Where we have the names of people who have moved in, we cannot add their names to the electoral register automatically; the law requires anyone changing address to make an individual application to […]

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  • Household enquiry form reminders issued –

    We have had the best ever response to our household canvass and are very grateful to the 77,000 householders who have responded using our cost-efficient auto-response services. We are very keen to keep the momentum going and would urge any household that has not yet responded to do so as soon as possible.  The law […]

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  • Nearly 80,000 Grampian households help save public funds

    A record-breaking 77,504 households in Grampian have responded using our automated response service within the first month of the annual household canvass.  This is a 17% increase in take up of our automated response service compared to last year and means that more households than ever before are saving our postage costs by responding online […]

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