What is the electoral register?
The Electoral Commission describes the electoral register as “a record of the names and addresses of people eligible to vote in elections and referendums”.
The register provides the list of those who are eligible to vote. People not included on the register cannot take part in elections and referendums. The register is also used for other public purposes, such as conducting boundary reviews and selecting people to undertake jury service, as well as for consumer credit rating calculations and marketing. Continue reading The electoral register and the 10-year canvass