Are you registered to vote in the General Election?

NUS President Megan Dunn

When is the General Election?

After two Assembly elections and a European referendum, it will be the fourth time the Northern Ireland public goes to the polls in the space of a year.

Uber will be encouraging young people to register to vote this week by directing customers to the official voter registration page via their smartphones.

Uber will play its part in getting out the vote during the United Kingdom general election on 8 June by showing British customers of the global ride-hailing app a link to the official voter registration page for three days from Friday as they book their ride.

Eligible voters in a general election are British, Republic of Ireland or qualifying Commonwealth citizens who are over the age of 18 and not subject to any legal incapacity to vote.

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"Online registration makes registering to vote easier and more convenient at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote and people can access it through their computer, smartphone or tablet". The closing date for postal vote applications is Tuesday 23 May at 5pm. It cannot be submitted online.

The last day to apply to register to vote for the parliamentary election is Monday 22 May.

Candidates for each constituency will be all selected by Thursday, May 11. You can vote in local elections in both.

The deadline to apply for a proxy vote, i.e having someone place a vote on your behalf, is a week later, at 5pm on Wednesday, May 31.

Identification does not need to be current, but the presiding officer at the polling station must be satisfied that the picture matches the person intending to vote.

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