Waverley Borough Council

FAQs: Elections

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Elections FAQs

Q: I am moving house, how can I register for my new address?

Q: I do not want my name revealed on the Register for safety / security reasons, what can you do about it?

Q: How do I find out if I am registered at my current address?

Q: What is the difference between the edited register and the full register?

Q: I am not sure if I have a postal / proxy vote. Can you check for me?

Q: I pay my council Tax. Why am I not on the Electoral Register?

Q: Do I have to pay Council Tax to register to vote?

Q: I would like to know more about standing for and becoming a parish councillor and what it involves. Where can I get this information?

Q: Can I apply for a postal vote?

Q: My ex-partner is running up debts against my property, how can I get him / her removed from the Register?

Q: Can I check the Register of Electors to find a person?

Q: I would like to arrange a proxy vote. What do I have to do?

Q: Do students sharing a rented house have to complete the voter registration form?

Q: I work away from home, do I keep my name on the electoral register at my home address or register at my rented property?

Q: When are the next Waverley Borough and Parish Elections?

Q: How many parish or town seats are up for election?

Q: How long are polling stations open for?

Q: How will I know where my polling station is?

Q: I am going to be out of the country for the elections next year - is there any way I can still arrange to use my vote?

Q: I am emigrating in a month's time and I won't be coming back to the UK, what do I do?

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