Register of Electors

European and Local Elections

And Referendum on the Thirty-Eighth Amendment of the Constitution (Dissolution of Marriage) Bill 2016

 

FRIDAY 24 MAY 2019

Polling Stations Open 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

ARE YOU ON THE REGISTER OF ELECTORS?

All members of the public are invited to check the Live Register to ensure that their names are properly recorded. You can check the register online by visiting www.checktheregister.ie  If not, there is time to apply for inclusion in the Supplement in order to vote.

 

The following will take place on Friday, 24 May 2019:

 

-   Elections to the European Parliament;

-   Local elections;

-   Referendum on the Dissolution of Marriage;

 

You must be ordinarily resident at the address at which you want to register and 18 years or over on polling day in order to vote. If you are on the register and have moved address recently, you may apply to get on the supplement at your new address.

 

The right to vote is as follows:

 

Irish Citizens can vote at the European and local elections, the referendum and plebiscites;

EU Citizens can vote at the European and local elections and plebiscites;

Non-EU Citizens can vote at the local elections

 

Supplement application forms are available on line at www.roscommoncoco.ie or www.checktheregister.ie

Alternatively you may contact the Register of Electors Section at 090 6637147 or regelectors@roscommoncoco.ie for a hard copy if you wish.  Completed forms must be returned to Register of Electors, Freepost, Corporate Services, Áras an Chontae, Roscommon, F42 VR98 by Tuesday 7 May 2019 (close of business).

 

EU citizens other than Irish or British citizens must in certain cases complete a separate statutory declaration form EP1 (available from Roscommon County Council and online at www.checktheregister.ie) in order to vote at the European elections.

 

Supplement to the Postal and Special Voters Lists

If you are eligible to vote by post, or are unable to vote in person due to a physical illness or physical disability and resident in a hospital, nursing home or similar institution, and you are not on the Postal Voters List or Special Voters List, you can apply for inclusion in the supplement to these lists. Application forms are available as detailed above.  Completed forms must be returned to Register of Electors, Freepost, Corporate Services, Áras an Chontae, Roscommon, F42 VR98 by Sunday 28 April 2019.