The staff at the desk in the polling station will ask you your
name and address so that they can check that you are on the
electoral register. You do not have to show them your poll
But in Northern Ireland you will be asked to prove your identity
with a document which has your photo.
The ballot paper has the name of all the people or parties that
you can vote for.
Sometimes there is more than one paper because there is more
than one election on the same day. In June 2009 most people who
voted had a ballot paper for their local council to decide who
would represent them in their local area.
They also had a ballot paper for the European Parliament to
decide who would represent them in Europe.
If you need help with voting you can ask the polling station to
help you, but you must decide yourself who you want to vote
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