Easy read guide

The guide covers what you need to know about registering to vote and how to vote on 3rd May 2018.

We have produced this guide together with the Electoral Commission.

Easy Read Guide to Voting in the local elections

Download our easy read guide to voting in the 2018 May local elections in England.


If you live in Woking, Gosport, Bromley, Watford or Swindon you will need to take ID with you to the polling station.

This is part of a test the Government is doing. The ID you will need to show is different for each area so you will need to look at your Council’s website on the links below:

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