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Categories of Elector

The Register comprises four categories of electors. A person's citizenship determines their category and the type of elections at which they may vote as in the table below:

Citizenship Type of Election at which eligible to vote Letter on Register
Irish Citizens All elections and referenda -
British Citizens Dáil, European & Local Elections DD
Other EU Citizens European and Local Elections E
Non-EU Citizens Local Government Elections only L

Note: The letter 'S' placed against an elector's name signifies that the person concerned is either a person entitled to vote by post only or a special voter.

In order to qualify for entry onto the Register, a person must comply with the relevant statutory provisions:

Statutory Provisions

The statutory provisions relating to the qualifications for registration as electors are contained in the Electoral Act 1992 and are summarised as follow:

18 years or over on 15th February in the year in which the Register comes into force.

Ordinarily resident in the constituency on the qualifying date (1 September in the year proceeding the year in which the Register comes into force)

In order to qualify for entry onto the Register, a person must comply with the relevant statutory provisions.

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If I am on the Register of Electors, what elections am I entitled to vote in?

Every adult resident in Ireland is entitled to be registered, but citizenship determines the elections at which a person may vote:
• Irish Citizens may vote at every election and referendum
• British citizens can vote at Dail, European and local Elections (not at referendums or presidential elections) (D)
• EU citizens may vote at European and Local Elections (E)
• Non EU citizens may vote at local elections only (L)