YOUR VOTE MATTERS
Published: 03 December 2020
On Thursday 6 May 2021 residents in Helston will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at their local Council elections.
In order to be eligible to vote in any elections you need to be on the Electoral Register. To check if you are registered contact Cornwall Council on 0300 123 1115 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can register online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote Why should I register to vote?
If you don’t register:
• you cannot vote;
• you cannot nominate a candidate;
• you do not get a say on who represents you;
• you do not have a say on important issues that affect you.
Further information can be found at https://www.yourvotematters.co.uk/Who can register to vote?
You can register to vote if you are 16 years old but you can only vote when you become 18.