Monmouthshire County Council has confirmed that residents registered to vote – including those registered to vote by post – have no need to re-register if they wish to take part in the European Union referendum ballot on Thursday 23rd June.

Poll cards have been sent to all entitled to vote in the referendum and these indicate whether they are entitled to a postal ballot or should attend their local polling station.  The deadline for registering to vote by post is 5pm on Wednesday, 8th June.

Only people registered on the electoral roll will be able to vote in the referendum – applications to register must be received no later than Tuesday, 7th June.  Residents who do not receive poll cards by Friday, 3rd June or are unsure whether they are registered can register to vote online at: www.gov.uk/registertovote – alternatively, Monmouthshire residents may apply for the appropriate forms or check their name is on the register by contacting the council’s election office on 01633 644212 or emailing: elections@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Council Leader Peter Fox said: “I urge all of the county’s residents to participate in the democratic process and ensure that we achieve a high turnout.”