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How safe is going out to vote on May 6?




Thousands of items of personal protection equipment are being stored ahead of the local elections on Thursday, May 6.

Polling stations will have hand sanitiser on arrival, voters will be asked to wear face coverings and social distance while staff and volunteers will be situated behind plastic screens.

People will be asked to bring their own pens, although some will be available, and a one-in, one-out system will be used.

Protective screens and PPE will be used at polling stations. Photo: Daniel Jaines
Protective screens and PPE will be used at polling stations. Photo: Daniel Jaines

People can vote from 7am to 10pm on May 6.

County council votes will be counted on Friday, May 7 and Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner votes counted on Saturday, May 8. The results will then be announced.

People with postal votes can send those to arrive any time before the election closes.



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