Saturday, October 03, 2015

Are you registered to vote?

Kildare County Council is reminding the people of the county that it is their responsibility to ensure they are on the Register of Electors.

The 2015/16 Register of Electors came into force on 15 February 2015 and will be used at any poll that may be called in the period to 14 February 2016.

A draft of the 2015/16 Register was published on 1 November 2014 and, as part of our public information campaign, was made available for examination in post offices, community libraries and Garda stations as well as online at until 25 November.

If your name is not entered on the 2015/2016 Register, you can apply to have your name entered on the supplement to the Register up to approximately 17 days before a poll (Specifically, more than 14 days before polling day, excluding Sundays, public holidays and certain other excluded days). A Form for this purpose is available at your local post office, community library or Garda Station. You can also obtain one by phoning Kildare County Council on 045-980201 or by email at:

If you have any query concerning the register, please either ring 045-980201 or e-mail and a member of staff the franchise section will be happy to assist you.