VOTERS in Clare have until next Tuesday evening to ensure they are listed on the Supplementary Register for the Local and European Elections.
Application forms for the supplementary register can be downloaded from www.checktheregister.ie or can be obtained from Áras Contae an Chláir and at Clare County Council Local Area Offices. The local authority has also set up a freephone number, 1800 245426, to assist people with their queries.
A council spokesperson stated, “The local and European elections will take place on Friday, May 23 and people who are eligible to vote, but who have not yet registered, have an opportunity between now and 5pm on May 6 to apply to be included on the supplementary register, which allows them to vote at the forthcoming elections.”
Meanwhile, the council has confirmed that the count centre for both elections is Treacy’s West County Hotel in Ennis.
Almost 64%, or 56,687, of County Clare’s 88,769 voters turned out to vote in the 2009 local and European elections.