POLLING STATIONS will throw open their doors tomorrow morning for the latest snap election – the third in just four years. What time do polling stations open tomorrow, when do they close?
Election fever has hit – and in less than 24 hours, millions of Britains will head to the polls to cast their vote. At least 2.8 million applications to register to vote were filed between the pre-Christmas poll was called and the registration deadline.
While it is not mandatory to vote in this country, people will head to their polling stations in their droves tomorrow.
The average turnout in the UK for general elections since 1918 has been 72.9 percent.
So what time is your local polling station open?
Polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on December 12.
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The deadline for registering to vote in this general election was on November 26.
If you are on the electoral register, you should have received a polling card with your polling number and polling station address.
If you do not have a polling card contact your local authority’s election office.
If you are registered to vote, but you don’t have your poll card, you can go to the polling station and give them your name and address.
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In England, Wales and Scotland, you don’t need any form of ID. In Northern Ireland, you must bring photo ID.
You must vote at the polling station to which you have been assigned.
If you are in a queue when the polls shut, you will be allowed to vote.
How to vote on December 12
You’ll be sent a poll card just before an election telling you when to vote and at which polling station.
You can only vote at the polling station location on your card.
If you have not received a poll card but think you should, contact your local Electoral Registration Office.
You can still vote if you’ve lost your card.