Posted: Thu 12th Dec 2019

Wrexham & Clwyd South polling stations open GO OUT AND VOTE!

Wrexham.com for people living in or visiting the wrexham area
This article is old - Published: Thursday, Dec 12th, 2019

As usual we have kept neutral at Wrexham.com during this election period, but today have a political message for you and your friends / family : Go and vote!

Voters across Wrexham and Clwyd South should be heading to the polling station today vote in the third general election in just four years.

Registered voting figures in both constituencies are down on 2017, with 49737 of you registered to vote in Wrexham and 53919 in Clwyd South.

There are six candidates in Wrexham looking for your vote who are listed below in the order they appear on the ballot. Do you know if you are in Wrexham to vote? You can check out a zoomable interactive map of the constituency boundaries by clicking here. Where is my polling station you ask? You can pop your postcode into this helpful website WhereDoIVote.co.uk and it will draw you a map!

Sarah Atherton – Welsh Conservatives
Ian Berkeley-Hurst – Brexit Party
Carrie Harper – Plaid Cymru
Duncan Rees – Green Party
Tim Sly – Welsh Liberal Democrats
Mary Wimbury – Labour and Co-operative Party

In Clwyd South there are five candidates looking for your vote, again listed in the order they appear on the ballot. Do you know if you are in Clwyd South to vote? You can check out a zoomable interactive map of the constituency boundaries by clicking here. Where is my polling station you ask? You can pop your postcode into this helpful website WhereDoIVote.co.uk and it will draw you a map!

Jamie Adams – The Brexit Party
Christopher Allen – Plaid Cymru
Simon Baynes – Welsh Conservatives
Calum Davies – Welsh Liberal Democrats
Susan Elan Jones – Labour Party

Weather throughout the day is set to be wet, cold and a bit windy – although at the time of writing it is forecast there will be a gap in the rain between 2pm and 8pm (obviously subject to change..!)

How you can vote:-

– Go to your local polling station, which will be open between 7am and 10pm.
– Tell the staff your name and address so they can check the electoral register. You will then get given a ballot paper.
– Take your ballot paper into the polling booth and *read it carefully* making sure you put a X where required, do not write more on the paper or it may not be counted!!
– After you have voted fold the paper and pop it in the ballot box – do not let anyone else see who you voted for.

You do NOT need to take your polling card with you, but if you have one you can. Of course you can only vote if you’re actually registered! Obviously, if you’re not registered to vote – don’t even bother trying!

We’ll be live from the count later on tonight with a live stream on YouTube, a liveblog and updates on our Instagram. Don’t forget to follow @wrexham on Twitter and wrexhamdotcom on Instagram and to check our special version of this website for updates throughout the night!

And remember…. go out and vote! 

 

 



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