Category Archives: Elections

For the first time, residents in Calderdale and across the country will need to show photographic ID to vote at this year’s local elections. Residents are being urged to make sure they are ready to vote in May by checking they have an accepted form of ID. Accepted forms of ID include a UK, European… read more … about Calderdale residents need photo ID to vote at elections in May>>

The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) has now launched its third and final consultation on proposed changes to Parliamentary constituencies in England. A new map showing the potential changes to constituencies has now been published, allowing local people a final opportunity to have their say on proposals for their area. Significant changes have been made… read more … about Final chance to have your say on proposed changes to local constituencies>>

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Time is running out to take part in the public consultation on changes to Parliamentary constituencies in England. The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) is undertaking an independent and impartial review of all constituencies in England, to make the number of electors in each constituency roughly the same. The number of constituencies in England will… read more … about Have your say on proposed changes to local constituencies>>

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Calderdale Council has sent out annual canvass forms to all households in the borough. Residents must check their details on the form and ensure they are correct so they can vote and have their say on decisions that affect them. The Council does an annual canvass to keep the electoral register up to date, and… read more … about Calderdale residents urged to take action to ensure they can vote>>

Local residents are being warned not to lose their voice on decisions that affect them by making sure their electoral registration details are up to date. With elections taking place in Calderdale in May 2021, this is an important opportunity for residents to make sure they can take part. The annual canvass ensures that Calderdale… read more … about Don’t lose your voice – residents in Calderdale urged to look out for their voter registration details from Calderdale Council>>

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Over 3000 young people across Calderdale cast their votes in this year’s elections for the UK Youth Parliament. Ballot boxes were placed in secondary schools and youth provision around the borough and young people voted to elect two of their peers to be representatives at the national Youth Parliament. The successful candidates were Krish Nair… read more … about Young people cast their votes for Youth Parliament>>

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A review of polling districts, polling places and polling stations for Parliamentary elections is taking place in the Halifax and Calder Valley constituencies. The Council-led review, which is required by law to take place every five years, will look at existing polling stations and potential alternative venues, as well as the polling districts they serve…. read more … about Have your say as part of polling places review>>