The next County Council Election is on Thursday 4 May 2017 - 81 councillors will be elected from 72 electoral divisions.
We are fielding some very good experienced councillors for this Elections. If you would like to find out more information on our Candidates just click on this link www.kentconservatives2017.uk
The election gives you the chance to have your say on how the council is run.
The council look after services such as education, transport, social services and safety so your vote is really important.
REGISTER TO VOTE
If you want to have your say at your next local government elections, you must be registered to vote.
If you’re not already on the electoral roll, you need to register to vote by midnight on Thursday 13 April 2017.
You can register to vote online now at gov.uk/register-to-vote If you are not sure whether you are registered to vote, you should contact your local elections office. They will be able to let you know.
WHO CAN VOTE?
To vote a local government election in England you must be: 18 years of age or over on polling day a British citizen, a qualifying Commonwealth citizen, or a citizen of the European Union resident in the UK not be subject to any legal incapacity to vote.
Ways of voting
You can vote in person at a polling station, by post, or you can get someone else to vote for you (this is called voting by proxy).
Vote in person
Your district council will send you a poll card telling you where and when to vote.
If you haven’t received a poll card but think you should, contact your local Electoral Registration Office.
You can still vote if you’ve lost your card.
Vote by post
You can vote by post if you are away from home on election day. You must apply for a postal vote.
Get someone else to vote for you (by proxy)
You can get someone else to vote for you if, for example, you:
- are away on polling day
- have a medical issue or disability
- cannot vote in person because of work or military service.