Tag Archives: #GE2015

David’s overnight election count (and the day before)

Want to know what’s been happening to your votes? It’s possibly the biggest election count in Kirklees since 1979. We talked to Deputy Returning Officer David Smith about his election day (and night)…


Vote verification in Kirklees

Before the votes in an election can be counted, all the ballot papers need to be verified. Watch this timelapse clip to see the process in full swing…

Handing in the ballot boxes after a long day

Some very tired Presiding Officers are handing their ballot boxes in after the count. Thanks to Andrea for telling us about her busy day.

Why students should vote

We talked to a student from the University of Huddersfield about why it’s important to vote.

By the way, the Students Union at the University of Huddersfield have been doing loads to encourage students to register and to vote.

Russell’s temporary polling station

We visited a temporary polling station today – handy for the neighbours and very friendly, if a bit noisy. Thanks to Presiding Officer Russell for the tour.

Voting at a polling station (without your poll card)

See how easy it is to vote at a Kirklees polling station. Don’t worry if you can’t find your poll card – you can still vote without it.

Voting in the Greenhead Ward in 2015

There’s something a bit different about voting in the district elections in the Greenhead Ward of Kirklees. Presiding Officer Julie explains more…