By Cheshire East - 8th August 2018 6:03am
Cheshire East Council is urging people not to miss out on the chance to vote as the annual renewal of the Electoral Register gets under way.
Households are being sent renewal forms over the coming weeks (16 August to 2 September), which they need to respond to as soon as possible.
Those not on the Electoral Register cannot vote in elections.
Electoral Registration Officer Kath O'Dwyer, who is acting chief executive of Cheshire East Council, is urging residents to respond to their registration forms.
She said: "Voting is a vital civil right and the lifeblood of democracy — but if you are not registered to vote you risk losing 'your voice' at the ballot box."
"I would appeal to all the people of Cheshire East — whatever your politics — to make sure you respond to the form to stay on the register. Don't miss out on the chance to vote."
Registering to vote in elections is a legal requirement.
It only takes a few minutes to check the information on the form and respond using one of the options on the front page of the form.
The next elections scheduled for the voters of Cheshire East are the borough-wide town, parish and borough council elections in May 2019.
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