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Presidential Election 2018 and Referendum on the Thirty-seventh Amendment

The Minister has signed the Polling Day Orders fixing Friday 26th October 2018 as the day for taking the poll for the 2018 Presidential Election and the referendum on the proposed Thirty-seventh Amendment of the Constitution (Repeal of offence of publication or utterance of blasphemous matter) Bill 2018.

Please be advised that the closing date for the Supplement to the Register of Electors is Tuesday 9th October 2018.

The closing date for the Supplement to the Postal Voters and Special Voters Lists is Monday 1st October 2018.

 

Voting Register

The current Voting Register runs from 15 February 2018 to 14 February 2019. 

You can check if you are on the register to vote.  

If you want to register to vote you must print and complete the‎ appropriate form below and post it to:

Franchise Section, 
Westmeath County Council,
Áras an Chontae,
Mount Street,
Mullingar,
Co.Westmeath
N91 FH4N

If you are already registered to vote and want to update your details, you must print and complete an RFA3 form below and return it to us at the address above. 

 

Related Forms

Not on the Register? - RFA2

Application for inclusion in the Supplement to the 2018/2019 Register of Electors.

Click here to download form RFA2.

 

Change of Address - RFA3

Application for inclusion in the Supplement to the Register of Electors - Change of Address.

Click here to download form RFA3.

 

Postal Voters (Physical Illness or Disability) - PVS1

Application for inclusion in the Supplement to the Postal Voters List by persons with a Physical Illness or a Physical Disability.

Click here to download form PVS1.

 

Postal Voters (Occupation etc.) - PVS2

Application for inclusion in the Supplement to the Postal Voters List by electors unable to vote at their polling station due to circumstances of Occupation etc. (including certain Students).

Click here to download form PVS2.

 

Special Voters - SVS1

Application for inclusion in the Supplement to the Postal Voters List by electors with a physical illness or disability who are ordinarily resident in a nursing home, hospital or similar institution.

Click here to download form SVS1.

 

Naturalized Irish Citizens – RFA5

Application for inclusion in the Supplement to the Register of Electors by a person already registered who becomes an Irish citizen.

Click here to download form RFA5.

 

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