Supplement to the Register of Electors

Supplement to Register of Electors

Provision has been made under the Electoral Acts for the preparation of a Supplement to the Register of Electors. A Supplement to the Postal Voters List and Special Voters list is also prepared. A Supplement to the Register of Electors and a Supplement to the Postal Voters and Special Voters List is prepared when an Election and/or Referendum is called. The Supplement to the Register of Electors is printed on Green Paper and when published forms part of the Register of Electors and persons whose name appear in the Supplement are eligible to vote at the election/referendum for which the Supplement has been prepared.

Electors whose name does not appear in the Live Register

A person whose name does not appear on the current Live Register may apply to be entered in the Supplement to the Register of Electors. In order to qualify the person must satisfy age and residence requirements. Persons wishing to apply to be entered in the Supplement to the Register of Electors must complete Application Form RFA2 (English) Application Form RFA2 (Irish) (Green in Colour) and have this Application Form witnessed at their local Garda Station. If a person is unable to attend at their local Garda Station, the Application Form may be witnessed at the offices of the Registration Authority (Leitrim County Council). Photographic identification and other supporting identification should be brought to the Registration Authority. If a person cannot attend their local Garda Station or Registration Authority due to a physical illness or disability they must have the Application Form completed by a medical practitioner. Please see notes to the Application Form for Details.

Change of Address

A person who is on the Live Register in one County but who is now resident in another County may apply to be entered in the Supplement to the Register of Electors in the County where he/she is now resident. Also, a person who has moved within the County between Local Electoral Areas may apply to be entered in the Supplement to the Register of Electors for the Local Electoral Area in which they are now resident. In such cases, the electors name is entered in the Supplement at the place of new residence and the electors name at his/her former residence (on the Live Register) is deleted. Persons wishing to apply to be entered in the Supplement to the Register of Electors (Change of Address) must complete Application Form RFA3 (English) Application Form RFA3 (Irish) and have this Application Form witnessed at their local Garda Station. If a person is unable to attend at their local Garda Station, the Application Form may be witnessed at the offices of the Registration Authority (Leitrim County Council). Photographic identification and other supporting identification should be brought to the Registration Authority. If a person cannot attend their local Garda Station or Registration Authority due to a physical illness or disability they must have the Application Form completed by a medical practitioner. Please see notes to the Application Form for Details.

 

 

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