TIME RUNNING OUT TO REGISTER TO VOTE
On Thursday 8th June voters in the Isle of Wight will go to the polls to elect their Member of Parliament in the general election.
With a few days to go until the deadline to register to vote in the general election, we are urging residents to make sure they are registered in time.
The deadline to register to vote is midnight on Monday 22 May.
Anyone not registered to vote at their current address can register online at www.gov.uk/registertovote
If you have received your poll card then you are already registered and you do not need to reapply.
If you will be unable to cast your vote in person on 8 June, you can apply for a postal or proxy vote.
Voting by post is an easy and convenient alternative to voting in person.
In England, Scotland and Wales, the deadline to return your application to vote by post for the general election is 5pm on Tuesday 23 May.
If you are already registered and have chosen to vote by post, your postal voting ballot paper is being delivered from Saturday 20 May Please make sure you remember to sign and put your date of birth on your postal vote statement and include it with your postal vote when returning it.
Proxy voting allows you to nominate someone else to cast your vote for you.
The deadline to apply to vote by proxy at the general election is 5pm on Wednesday 31 May.