Deadline to register to vote in local elections in this May

Wakefield Council have asked everyone to ensure they are registered to vote as the deadline looms nearer.
Wakefield Council have asked everyone to ensure they are registered to vote as the deadline looms nearer.

Wakefield Council have asked everyone to ensure they are registered to vote as the deadline looms nearer.

A third of council seats will be up for election on Thursday, May 2. The deadline to register is Friday, April 12.

The deadline to apply for a new postal vote or newpostal proxy vote is Monday, April 15, and new proxy vote applications must be filed by Wednesday, April 24.

Visit www.gov.uk/register-to-vote for more information.