Jenny Willott, the Liberal Democrat MP for Cardiff Central, is supporting National Voter Registration Day on Thursday 5thFebruary by encouraging local residents in Cardiff to register to vote.
National Voter Registration Day was launched last year by Bite the Ballot and 50,000 people were registered in just one day through events being held across the UK by businesses, community groups and schools. This year the aim is to register 250,000 people.
Further information about organising an event and downloading registration forms can be found here: http://bitetheballot.co.uk/nvrd/
Jenny Willott MP has signed a motion in Parliament, calling on the Government and others to support National Voter Registration Day 2015.
Commenting, Jenny Willott MP, said:
“Voting is a fundamental right and it’s important that everyone can vote and is aware of the difference they make to the future of the UK by voting.
“Last year’s National Voter Registration Day saw a phenomenal response and with the General Election less than 100 days away, it’s vital that as many people as possible in Cardiff Central register to vote.
“Registering is extremely simple and can be done online in less than 5 minutes.”