The next Sheffield City Council elections are on May 6th 2010 which is also now the most likely date for the General Election. You must have registered to vote by April 20th to be able to vote in elections held on May 6th.
You must be 18 or over on polling day to vote. Students may register in their home town and place of study. They can vote in council elections in both locations but only once in a General Election.
Citizenship and nationality: You can register to vote if you are:
* A British citizen
* A citizen of the Republic of Ireland
* A Commonwealth (or British Overseas Territories) citizen who has
obtained any official leave to enter or remain in the UK that is needed.
This includes Zimbabwe, even thought it is suspended from the
* A European Union (EU) citizen – except you cannot vote in a
For information and to download registration forms go to http://www.sheffield.gov.uk/your-city-council/elections/register. You can also download a form to arrange a postal vote – if you think you may not be in Sheffield on May 6th this may be important. Or contact :
Electoral Registration Officer
Sheffield City Council
Tell 0114 273 4093