Reading residents need to register to vote by 6 May


In most wards there are two separate elections being held on Thursday 22 May – the European Parliamentary Elections and local Borough Elections. In Park Ward voters will have three ballot papers as there is also a by-election. In Mapledurham ward there is no council election.

A full list of the parties and candidates will be published on Thursday 24 April and full details will go up on notices in the Civic Centre and on the council’s website –

Residents are reminded they need to be registered to vote to have their say in the poll. Electoral registration forms were sent to every household across the Borough from October 2013 until February 2014. People can phone 0118 937 3717 to check whether they are registered to vote.

The deadline for registering for a postal vote is 17.00 on Wednesday 7th May. You have to be registered in order to have a postal vote.

Residents not yet on the Electoral Register need to ring 0118 937 3717 or email [email protected] as soon as possible to request a registration form or postal voting application form. Forms can also be downloaded from

Registration forms need to be completed and returned to the Council’s Elections team by Tuesday 6th May 2014 at the latest.

April 20, 2014 |

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