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Running electoral registration

This part of the website is designed to help Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) and their staff in running electoral registration. On this page is our guidance on preparing for and delivering the transition to individual electoral registration.

Individual Electoral Registration (IER) Guidance

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Part 1

Planning for the delivery of electoral registration activity

This part covers:

  • Guidance on maintaining a registration project plan and risk register
  • Guidance on keeping your pubic engagement strategy under review

Part 1 - Planning for the delivery of electoral registration activity (PDF)

Part 2

Registration framework

This part covers:

  • Aspects of electoral registration that are not specifically related to the transition to IER, namely eligibility to vote and roles and responsibilities of the ERO

Part 2 - Registration framework (PDF)

Part 3

2015 canvass

This part covers:

  • Guidance on the activities EROs will need to undertake from June to December 2014

Part 3 - 2015 canvass (PDF)

Part 4

Maintaining the register throughout the year

This part covers:

  • Guidance for EROs on maintaining the register throughout the year

Part 4 - Maintaining the register throughout the year (PDF)

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