The Council is undertaking a review of polling districts and polling places. The review is being undertaken to ensure that polling arrangements remain suitable and convenient for voters.
The council is required to divide the area into polling districts, designate a polling place for each district, and periodically review these arrangements.
- A polling district is a sub-division of an electoral area (ward) into a smaller geographical unit comprising a number of streets/houses
- A polling place is a building or area in which polling stations will be designated by the Returning Officer
- A polling station is defined as the actual room or building where the poll is held