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The independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK

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Participation resources for local authorities

On this page you will find resources to support your public awareness work on encouraging voter registration and providing information on elections and referendums.

If you have any queries, please email us.

You can find more resources and our latest voter registration updates in our promoting voter registration section.

Be on our Roll Call! Stay in touch by signing up to our voter registration newsletter, Roll Call.

You can also sign up to our EA Bulletin, which is a regular Bulletin distributed to electoral administrators, subscribe here.

Voter materials guidance

Here you will find best practice guidance and example materials for using when designing voter materials, including ballot papers, guidance notices in polling stations and polling booths, postal voting materials and bilingual materials.

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