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2016 Elections

It's too late to register to vote in the 5 May elections for:

  • Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough
  • Police and Crime Commissioner
  • Sheffield City Council elections

Polling stations.

EU Referendum on Thursday 23 June, to vote register by the 7 June.


Register to vote or update your details.

Everyone is responsible for registering themselves (Individual Electoral Registration (IER)).

You need a few details including your National Insurance (NI) number, these make it more secure.  Your NI number is on your national insurance card, payslip, or letters about benefits or tax credits (find a lost National Insurance number).


Tell us if you change your name, address or other details

Make sure you are registered and that your details are correct.

If they have changed, you need to update your electoral registration.

Register to vote or update your details.


Opt out or in of the 'open register'

Opt out or in of the open register.


About voting

About the electoral registration system.

Watch our video to find out why it's important to register to vote.

  • Modified: May 5, 2016 8:53:33 AM