Make sure you use your vote!

Release Date: 03 May 2018

Residents are reminded to use their vote in the local election today (3 May).

Today's election will decide who runs Richmond Council for the next four years. 

The council has issued almost 27,500 postal votes to electors who have requested to vote this way.

Residents issued with a postal vote should follow the instructions included with their pack and return their completed postal vote pack as soon as possible to ensure we receive it in time to include in the count which starts at 10pm on 3 May. 

Unfortunately, any received by the council after 10pm cannot be counted.

Poll cards have been sent to all eligible electors, however this is not needed to vote, it is for information only. For those voting in person, polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm and electors must attend the allocated polling station for their address as shown on their polling card. You can also locate your polling station.

To find out more about how to vote, please visit casting your vote or call the council on 020 8891 1411.

After polling stations close, make sure you follow the council on Twitter @LBRUT to find out the latest information from the election count.

Notes for editors

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Reference: P233/18

Updated: 31 May 2018