156,000 electors urged to cast vote

Will you vote in the elections?
Will you vote in the elections?

A total of 156,000 Vale people can vote on May 7 –and all of them are being urged to exercise their democratic rights.

The polls for the parliamentary and local government elections will be open from 7am to 10pm.

Those who are registered to vote in the elections should have received their polling card which states their local polling station.

People do not need to take their polling card along on the day to vote.

On arrival people will be asked for their address and the polling staff will find their name on the register, no ID is required.

Chris Sheard, electoral services manager, said: “We really hope as many people as possible in the district will use their vote.

“All of the postal voters in the district should now have received their ballot papers.

“Thank you to everyone who has already voted and posted them back to us.” There are 144 polling stations in the Aylesbury and Buckingham parliamentary constituencies, containing a total of 550 ballot boxes.

Around 680 people have a role on polling day, including 200 people who will count the votes at the AVDC offices in Aylesbury.

To see what the Aylesbury parliamentary candidates have to say for themselves turn to page 26. Statements from those competing in the Buckingham and local elections are on our website.