Today Portsmouth City Council officially announced there will be elections on Thursday 5 May 2016. I’m standing for Labour in Charles Dickens ward – covering Portsea, Landport and parts of Somerstown and Buckland – for these important local elections.
You can find out more about the elections on the city council website
The deadline for registering to vote at these elections is Monday 18 April. For further information or to download a voter registration form, please visit how to register to vote.
If you are unable to vote in person you can apply to vote by post, or appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf.
If you wish to apply for a postal vote, please note that the council must receive your application by 5pm Tuesday 19 April.
If you wish to appoint a proxy to vote on your behalf, the deadline for applications is 5pm Tuesday 26 April. Follow the link for further details on how to vote by proxy.
For news and views from Stephen on the campaign trail in Charles Dickens ward visit http://www.stephenjmorgan.org