Transcript of Electoral Commission - Quick guide to voting: What to expect at the polling station

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Your polling station will be open from 7am to 10pm on election day.

You can find out where your polling station is on the Electoral Commission website.

Information will be available around two weeks before polling day.

The address of your polling station will also be on your poll card, which you'll receive in the post.

There will be signs outside and inside the polling station to show you where to go.

Polling station staff will be available to help you with any questions you might have.

You don't need a poll card to vote, but you must confirm your name and the address where you are registered to vote, and you must also show an accepted form of photo ID for some elections.

Once polling station staff have confirmed that you are at the correct polling station,

that you are registered, and eligible to vote, and your photo ID is acceptable you will be given a ballot paper, or more than one ballot paper in some elections.

You will then be directed to go to one of the polling booths to mark your ballot paper or papers in secret.

Follow the instructions on the ballot paper.

Information about how to vote will also be in the polling booth.

Pencils will be available, but you can bring your own pen or pencil if you would prefer.

Fold your ballot paper so nobody else can see how you have voted and then place your ballot paper in the ballot box.

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