What voters need to know

Polling day is May 7th.
Polling day is May 7th.

Malcolm Burr, Returning Officer for Na h-Eileanan an Iar is reminding voters what they need to know to have their say on Polling Day:

· Polling Stations will be open from 7.00am to 10.00pm

· Details of the Polling Stations for Na h-Eileanan an Iar can be found on the Election Office Web page. http://www.cne-siar.gov.uk/electionoffice/ukelection2015/pollingplaces.asp

· When voting at the Polling Station it is helpful to take your Poll Card with you although you do not require it to vote.

· Electors may wish to consider avoiding peak times and attend Polling Stations at quiet periods such as mid-morning or mid-afternoon.

· Polling Station staff will give you your Ballot Paper and answer any questions you have regarding the Electoral process.

· If you applied for a Postal Vote, it must be received by the Returning Officer by 10.00pm on Thursday 7 May 2015. If you have left it too late to post, you can drop it in at any Polling Station in Na h-Eileanan an Iar or at the Election Office, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway.

· Vote by placing an X in the box beside your choice.