When is the General Election Taking Place? A General Election will take place on Saturday 8th February 2020 with polling between the hours of 7.00 am and 10.00 pm.
Who Can Vote in this General Election? Only persons on the Register of Electors 2019-2020 (which remains in effect until 14 February 2020) or on the Supplement to the Register (which remains open up to and including Wednesday 22 January) can vote. To be registered to vote at this election, you must be an Irish or British citizen, be ordinarily resident in the State and be 18 years or over on polling day.
How do I know if I am registered to vote?
Step 1: Check online at checktheregister.ie if your details are included on the 2019-2020 electoral register. Alternatively, people can check us directly on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01 2054880. If your details are included correctly no further action is necessary.
Step 2: If your details are not included on the 2019-2020 register you should contact us directly at email@example.com and we can check if your details are included in the supplement to the register of electors. If your details are included in the supplement to the register of electors no further action is required.
Step 3: If your details are not included in either the register or the supplement to the register you should obtain the appropriate application (or download it from checktheregister.ie) and complete the relevant form and, before signing the declaration, bring it along with photo ID to your local Garda station and sign it in the presence of a Member of An Garda Síochána, who will then stamp the form.
Forms must reach us on or before 22 January 2020 in order for to be registered for this election.
Certification of identity is required for entry to the supplement either by a member of the Gardaí at your local Garda Station, who will witness your signature and stamp your form; (if you can’t get to a Garda station contact us for more information) OR via voter.ie using MyGovID.