Voting is important

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Have Your Say

Why voting is important

Everything that happens to you and the people you know is affected by politics in some form or another. This can include many things including your education, the food you eat, how safe you feel on the streets and much else that happens in your area and in the country.

By registering now, if something comes up that you want to influence, you’ll have the chance to vote on it.

The Have Your Say - Why Voting is Important [PDF file 578KB]|PDF file booklet includes what you need to know about electoral registration and voting.

The GOV.UK Register to Vote website gives information about registering to vote.

The Calderdale Council website gives more information about elections, local MPs, MEPs and Councillors.