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.
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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.
- Making your mark: design guidance for electoral administrators (PDF)
- Making your mark: design guidance for government policy-makers (PDF)
- Making your mark: project summary (PDF)
Guidance by section
Postal voting quick start guides
Postal voting statements
|Example postal voting statement - GB English A4 (PDF)|
|Example postal voting statement - GB bilingual A4 (PDF)|
|Example declaration of identity Northern Ireland - English A4 (PDF)|