Elections, Civic Engagement and Participation

Having your say and playing a part – would you like to do something useful and make a valuable contribution to society? There are lots of ways to get involved, with voluntary work and voting just two examples.

Personal matters in “Elections, Civic Engagement and Participation”

  • Civic engagement is a cornerstone of democracy. It improves quality of life and creates a feeling of community. This section provides information and support to help you play an active role in your community.
  • Forming opinions and voting: elections are the most elementary form of political involvement. I have moved house. Where can I vote? How and where can I find out whether I am on the electoral roll? You can find contacts at public authorities and information about voting, from postal votes to polling cards, here.