Tag Archives: #LE2018

Verifying the votes

Before counting begins, the contents of every ballot box are checked to make sure that we’ve confirmed the number of votes. Here’s what happens…

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The end (of the election) is nigh…

The ballot boxes have arrived back at Cathedral House ahead of the local election count in Kirklees.

It’s easier than you think to vote

Not sure who to vote for or where to vote? First time voter Max tells us it’s easier than you think to vote in the local elections.

Meet the Inspector

Today, all day (and all evening) the Inspectors are quietly going around every polling station in your local area, making sure that all is well and that you are able to vote.

You can vote without your poll card

Don’t worry if you’ve lost your polling card – you can still vote without it. And you can look up your polling station at: www.wheredoivote.co.uk

Vote in the local elections to have your say

Neve is 19 and is voting for the local elections for the first time. She tells us why she thinks it’s important to vote.

Getting on with running the election

Almost 200 Presiding Officers are busy running polling stations all across Kirklees. It’s a long day for everyone, but Diane tells us how they are “just getting on with it”.