Residents in the Fareham Borough Council area are being urged to make sure they don’t lose the chance to have their say in the Police and Crime Commissioner elections, taking place on Thursday 15 November.
Over the last two months, households in Fareham will have received an annual voter registration from, which should be returned to Fareham Borough Council by Thursday 11 October.
Those who have not received, or have lost the form should call the elections hotline on 01329 824587.
Fareham Borough Council’s electoral registration officer, Peter Grimwood, said: “You have to be on the electoral register if you want to have your say in the first Police and Crime Commissioner elections.
“We estimate that 1000 households have not returned their forms. Some people wrongly assume that paying council tax means that you are registered to vote. I am urging all those eligible to vote in the Fareham Borough Council area to return their form as soon as possible.
For more information, contact your local electoral registration office on 01329 824587 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
For Further Information Contact:
Janine Hensman, PR and Marketing Support Officer, tel: 01329 824302
fax: 01329 824505, e-mail: email@example.com
This and previous media releases can be viewed on the Council’s website: www.fareham.gov.uk/pressreleases