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18 November 2019

Migrant, refugee & BAME Communities- Promote the Migrant Vote

With the General Election looming, we want to ensure all eligible migrant/ refugees and those from BME background are registered to vote.

So, join the Migrants’ Rights Network, Arhag Housing Association, Olmec, Ramfel and Doctors of the World UK for the:

Voter Registration Drive & Open Day on 19 November 2019, 10-4pm.

What you can expect on the day?:

  • Assistance in registering to vote (all you need is your National Insurance number)
  • Benefits and welfare advice
  • Employment support
  • Signposting to other services such as immigration advice & healthcare access 

We will be offering hot food and refreshments too.

Please note: This coalition is a non-political and non-partisan group

Who Can Vote?

On 12 December 2019, there will be a UK General Election. To vote in a UK general election, a person must be registered to vote and also:

  • be 18 or over
  • be a British citizen, a qualifying Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of the Republic of Ireland
  • not be subject to any legal incapacity to vote

For more information, check out our ‘Can I Vote’ page or on the Electoral Commission website here: electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/voter/which-elections-can-i-vote

Important Information

Before you can vote, you must first register to vote. You must do this before 26 November 2019!

The process is simple and only takes 5 minutes.

You can register online at https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote