Are you registered to vote in the upcoming referendum?

Registration deadline day arrives

Leinster Express Reporter

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Leinster Express Reporter

8th amendment voting

The final date to register to vote in the upcoming Referendum on the Thirty-sixth Amendment to the Constitution is today Tuesday, May 8.

The current Register of Electors was published on February 1, 2018 and came into effect on February 15, 2018.

Eligible voters that are not included on the current Register of Electors and who wish to be included in the Supplement to the Register of Electors so that they can vote at the Referendum on 25th May, 2018 can do so by completing one of the following forms:

  • RFA 2 – Application for inclusion in the Supplement to the Register of Electors.
  • RFA3 – Application for inclusion in the Supplement to the Register of Electors (Change of Address*).

*Please note that you should only complete form RFA3 where the change of address is being made within the same registration area (i.e. from one local authority electoral area to another or from one constituency to another in that registration authority area).

The closing date for the receipt of applications for inclusion on the Supplement to the Register of Electors has been determined by the Department of Housing, Planning, and Local Government for Tuesday, May 8, 2018. 

It is important that all sections of the form(s) must be completed and returned to local authority in your area by the relevant closing date.

Application forms are available from your local council or can be obtained by contacting Customer Services on the number provided above.

Check if you are already on the register here

The Referendum on the Thirty-sixth Amendment to the Constitution will take place on Friday, 25th May, 2018.