Voting documents to start being delivered

Voting documents will be delivered by the Police daily as of Tuesday 23 April until Saturday 4 or 5 May according to the electoral district. The distribution of voting documents will take place between 8-1pm and 3-9pm.

The Electoral Commission notified those persons whose name appears in the latest version of the Electoral Register published on 13 April about the delivery of voting documents at the address where the voter is registered.

In a statement the Commission explained that it is necessary that at the place of residence there shall be a responsible person over 16 years of age who is a relative, and/or resides or works thereat to receive the voting document/s.

According to electoral law political party representatives are permitted to accompany the police officer during the delivery. These representatives are supplied with an authorisation tag issued by the Electoral Commission, to be shown on demand.

The Commission urged the voters to keep their documents safe as one will not be allowed to vote without them on polling day.