SCOTTISH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION
6TH MAY 2021
On Thursday 6th May 2021 residents in Scotland will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them in the Scottish Parliament.
Following a change in legislation, all qualifying ‘Foreign Nationals’ resident in Scotland can now register to vote and will be eligible to take part in Local and Scottish Parliamentary elections.
At this election, you are also eligible to take part if you will be 16 years of age on or before the day of the poll – 6th May 2021.
Please make sure you register to be able to have your say.
For more information on the Scottish Parliament and who is eligible to vote, please click on the link below:
If you are already registered to vote, you don’t need to register again for this election unless you move house. If you do change your address, the easiest way to register to vote from your new address is online at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
Voting by Post at this Election?
Planning is already under way to make sure that Polling places will be safe places to cast your vote in person, but have you considered VOTING BY POST?
As there are statutory closing dates for submitting Postal vote applications, it is vital that you send in your application AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE to allow the Electoral Team plenty of time to receive, check and process your application.
A Postal Vote application form can be downloaded on our Electoral Forms page: ELECTORAL FORMS | RVJB (renfrewshire-vjb.gov.uk)
You can also phone or email the Electoral Team to request an application to be sent out to you.
Call: 0300 300 0150 or Email: email@example.com.
ELECTORAL CANVASS 2020
The Annual Electoral Household Canvass is now complete.
You can no longer respond online to a Canvass Communication as the ‘Register Securely’ website is now closed.
The revised Electoral Register has be published on 1st December 2020.
To check if your name is on the Electoral Register or if you need to report a change to your Household, please contact the Electoral Registration Team.
Call: 0300 300 0150 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org