Get ready to vote!
That's the message today (Wednesday June 7) from Councillor Charlie Nicolson, Vice-chair of Education, Sport and Children’s Services, who is encouraging young people to go out and vote in tomorrow’s UK Parliamentary Election. Councillor Nicolson stated “It is important for the young people of the Western Isles to vote in tomorrow’s Election and to play their part in the decision making process. "And Malcolm Burr, Returning Officer for the Na h-Eileanan an Iar UK Parliamentary Constituency 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 on Thursday 8 June 2017
Details of the Polling Stations for Comhairle nan Eilean Siar can be found on the Election Office Webpage
The Polling Station for Tarbert will be in the Council Offices, Old Primary School, West Tarbert. 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 voting process.
For this election you will vote for one candidate only by putting a cross (X) in the box next to your choice.
If you applied for a Postal Vote, you must return it by 10.00pm on Thursday 8 June 2017. If you have left it too late to post, you can drop it in at any Polling Station in the Na h-Eileanan an Iar Constituency or at the Election Office, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway.