Everything you need to know about the local council and European elections in Bolton today - May 22, 2014
Updated 5:03pm Thursday 22nd May 2014 in News
PEOPLE all over Bolton are going to the polls today for the council and European elections - but who should you vote for, and why?
Here's our guide telling you everying you need to know about today's elections.
1. Where is my nearest polling station?
There's a full list here.
2. Who are the candidates in my area?
There's a full list here. This will be updated with live results tonight.
3. I hate politicians. They're all the same. Why should I vote?
4. Who should I vote for?
Here is what the leaders of the five main political parties in Bolton are promising voters:
- Labour: Leader of Bolton Council, Cllr Cliff Morris
- Conservatives: Cllr David Greenhalgh
- Liberal Democrats: Cllr Roger Hayes
- UKIP: branch chairman Joan Johnson
- Green Party: chairman Alan Johnson
5. European election? What's that all about then?
If you don't know much about the EU (which is most people, because, quite frankly, it's baffling), try this guide that tells you who you should vote for on the basis of the policies you support (note - this guide is from an exeternal website and is nothing to with The Bolton News).
Don't forget to follow our live online coverage of the elections tonight. We'll tell you everything that's happening as the votes are counted at Bolton Arena.
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