Thursday 5 May 2016 voters in Wales will go to the polls for National
Assembly for Wales and Police and Crime Commissioner elections.
the National Assembly for Wales election, residents of Newport will be able
to vote for regional and constituency Assembly Members.
These are the people responsible for presiding over a wide
range of issues in Wales including health, education, and
Police and Crime Commissioner oversees the running of the local police
force, including appointing the Chief Constable, setting the local budget
and deciding what the priorities should be for the police in their
Will Godfrey, Electoral Registration Officer for Newport City
“Only people who are registered can take part in May’s
elections. People living in Newport will need to register to make sure that
they don’t miss out on voting on polling day.
“Registering is easy and you can apply online
at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote in
just a few minutes. You will need your date of birth and national insurance