A picturesque village in East Suffolk
On Thursday 2 May, residents in East Suffolk will go to the polls to have their say on who represents them at a local level.
The new East Suffolk Council will be formed on Monday 1 April and elections to the new authority take place on 2 May. East Suffolk will elect 55 new councillors.
In order to vote in this important election, residents must be on the electoral register - residents who have not registered at their current address are urged to make sure they are registered before midnight on Friday 12 April.
Anyone can apply online at gov.uk/register-to-vote. It takes just five minutes.
Town and Parish Council elections also take place across East Suffolk on 2 May.
Anyone who has recently turned 18 or moved home needs to act to ensure they are registered to vote. If you were registered to vote in the last election and your details have not changed, you will still be registered to vote.