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Register of Electors Annual Canvass 2020

Register of Electors

Annual Canvass 2020

Every year North Warwickshire Borough Council electoral services are legally required to check the details that we hold for your household for the purpose of publishing an accurate Register of Electors.

Every household will be contacted either by letter, email or will receive a telephone call, asking residents to check the information we currently hold is correct, even if you have recently registered to vote, your house is empty or you have just moved.

All residents who have previously provided the Council with their email address (for registration purposes), will initially receive an email from northwarks.bc.voter.registration@notifications.service.gov.uk. This email is not spam and requires a response.

Other people in your household may also receive this email. Only one person in your household needs to respond as the security codes can only be used once. If you do not respond to the email, a paper form will be posted to you.

If we do not hold an email address for anyone in the household or if we are not sure the information we have about your household is correct, you will receive the request through the post.


What you need to do

The communication you receive will tell you whether or not you need to respond.                                                                               

Where changes are required you must reply, and the quickest and easiest way to do this is online by following the instructions in the communication you receive. You will need the security codes that are provided on the communication.

If you do not complete the information promptly, we may send out reminders. If you still do not respond to our reminder, we may then telephone you or carry out a personal visit.

The information you provide about the residents of your household is the first step in the voter registration process.

Residents who are not registered to vote can do so at www.gov.uk/registertovote or we will send an “Invitation to Register” form for them to complete.  Their National Insurance number will be required to complete the registration application.

 

Removing names from the register

If we are told that a person has moved away, we will send that person a notice of our intention to remove them from the electoral register.  After 14 days of the notice being sent the name will be removed from the register.  By law we are required to have two pieces of evidence to remove someone from the electoral register.


How can I respond?

Whether you have received the email or a communication through the post the quickest and easiest way to respond is:

  • Go to www.householdresponse.com/northwarks
  • Enter your unique security codes from your communication
  • Check that the information for your property is correct
  • Confirm your details, or make any changes, and press 'Confirm'

You can also respond by:

Post: Amend the form or use a separate piece of paper and return in your own envelope if one is not provided to Register of Electors, North Warwickshire Borough Council, South Street, Atherstone, Warks, CV9 1DE

Phone: Only if the details shown are correct then you can call 0800 197 9871 and when prompted enter your security codes.

 

Do I list everyone who lives at the property?

You need to include the name and nationality of everyone aged 16 or over who is resident and eligible to register to vote. If there are no eligible residents, you should state why this is the case.

 

Further information can be found at:

Electoral Commission https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/voter/electoral-register
Or Email us at democraticservices@northwarks.gov.uk or by phone at 01827 719351

 

 

Last updated 5 August 2020

 

 

Last updated Thursday, 3rd September 2020

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