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Vote by post
27 April 2011 @ 20:22

HOW TO VOTE BY POST IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO BE OUT OF MANILVA ON THE 22nd MAY

The Spanish voting process gives you the opportunity to vote even if you are not in Manilva the 22nd of May.

HOW TO PROCEED

You will have to ask personally in any post office for the form (Manilva, Sabinillas). An identity card is compulsory to show when requesting to vote by mail. The period is from the 29th March to the 12th May.

·Complete the form with the address where you would like to receive the documentation.  It has to be an address in Spain, it cannot be sent abroad.

·Sign it and give it back to the post officer that will confirm your identity (your passport, residence or any ID card with a photograph will do).  The post officer will stamp the form and will sent it by registered mail (free of charge) to the Oficina del Censo (Census Office)

·- The Oficina del Censo will send to the address indicated in the above mentioned form the documentation to vote.  This process will start from the 25th of April.

·The postman will handle to you PERSONALLY the documentation and will ask you to confirm your identity (ID card, passport, residence)

·If you are absent, he will leave a note asking you to collect the documentation at the post office.  Again this is something that you will have to do personally.

VOTING DOCUMENTATION

You will receive an envelope containing:

a. A certificate of being registered in Manilva electoral census.

b. A white A5 form for each of the political parties with the logo of the party, listing the names of the representatives leaded by the candidate to mayor, and a small white envelop marked “Elecciones Municipales”).  

c. Another envelope (bigger) addressed to your voting district (Mesa Electoral)

Process as follows:

·Choose the form of the political party you would  like to vote for and insert it into the small white envelope, and close it. (DO NOT MARK THE PAPER IN ANY WAY ( NO X )

·Put this small envelope into the big envelope together with the certificate of  being registered in the electoral census (Certificado).  If you fail to   insert this certificate your vote will not be valid.

·- Close the big envelope marked with the address of your electoral district (mesa   Electoral).

·Take it to any post office before the 17th of May to be sent by registered mail.  This  process is free of charge.

 



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