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Bring ID to vote - Voter ID pilotBring your poll card to the polling station to vote in the district and parish council elections on Thursday 2 May 2019. 

North West Leicestershire is taking part in a Voter I.D. pilot to help Government learn which are the best methods of preventing election fraud in the UK. 

When you register to vote you are sent a poll card. Poll cards were delivered between 22 and 1 April 2019. 

Please keep your poll card and take it with you to vote - you will not be able to vote without it*

If you lose your poll card

Please contact our elections team on 01530 454512 or electreg@nwleicestershire.gov.uk   

If you have registered to vote and have not received your poll card by Tuesday 2 April

Please contact our elections team on 01530 454512 or electreg@nwleicestershire.gov.uk  

* Some other forms of identification will be accepted at the polling station. These include: 

  • A passport issued by a Commonwealth country or a country within the European Economic Area
  • A photocard driving licence (including a provisional licence) issued in the United Kingdom or by a Crown Dependency or by a member State of the European Union
  • An electoral identity card issued under section 13C (electoral identity card: Northern Ireland) of the Representation of the People Act 1983
  • A biometric immigration document issued in the United Kingdom in accordance with regulations made under section 5 of the UK Borders Act Poll card - Voter ID pilot2007
  • An identity card issued in the European Economic Area which bears a photograph of the voter
  • A PASS scheme card (national proof of age standards scheme)
  • A Ministry of Defence Identity Card
  • A concessionary travel pass funded by HM Government
  • An Oyster 60+ pass
  • A photocard parking permit issued as part of the Blue Badge scheme.

If you do not have any of these forms of identification you may apply for a replacement poll card up to 9pm on polling day (Thursday 2 May 2019) by contacting the elections team on 01530 454512 or electreg@nwleicestershire.gov.uk 

Listen to Cezar! He'll remind you to keep your poll card and take it with you to vote! 

Our voter I.D. campaign - frequently asked questions 

Read the frequently asked questions about our publicity campaign for the voter I.D. pilot 

Candidates and campaign teams 

Please help to spread the word about bringing poll cards to vote on 2 May. 

As a candidate you will be provided with 'Ask me about Voter I.D.' badges and business cards, which you can give to people you speak to in the run up to the election. 

You can also download posters and leaflets here: 

NWLDC Voter ID A4 poster (PDF Document, 0.29 Mb)

NWLDC Voter ID A5 leaflet (PDF Document, 0.27 Mb)

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