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Voting at your local polling station

It’s easy to vote at your local polling station. Don’t worry if you’ve forgotten your polling card – you can still vote without it.

We’re here to help

At your local polling station, you’ll find a friendly Presiding Officer who is there to help you if needed. Meet Rosie and Stacey…

Polls are open

It’s been an early start for hundreds of election elves today, who have been busy setting up polling stations across Kirklees. We visited the Oakes Baptist polling station at 6.15am. The polls are open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 2 May.

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.

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

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”.

Being part of the local elections

Presiding Officer Alaina told us how it’s good to be part of the local elections in Kirklees.

It’s a perfect day to vote

Have you voted yet? Polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm on Thursday 5th May for the local elections & PCC elections. Presiding officer Philip explains what you can expect.

The ballot boxes are on the move

Today we met presiding officer  Jayne, who told us what happens at the ballot box collection. We also got our first glimpse of the official election day poking stick (a.k.a. ‘Shaw’s Ballot Paper Compactor’). You heard it here first folks…

Top tips for Election Day

If you’re voting at a polling station , or if you’ve still got a postal vote lurking at home, here are some top tips from our local elections staff…