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Information on elections to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and the Senate of the Republic of Poland
The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in London and the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Edinburgh would like to inform you that the elections to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland and to the Senate of the Republic of Poland will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2007, pursuant to the Act of April 12, 2001 – Electoral Law to the Sejm of the Republic of Poland Poland and the Senate of the Republic of Poland and the executive regulations issued on its basis.

Every Polish citizen who turns 18 on the day of voting at the latest has the right to elect deputies and senators.

Polish citizens staying abroad on the election day will be able to vote if they have a valid Polish passport or a valid Polish ID card
in the case of staying in a European Union Member State and will be entered, on the basis of a personal application, in the register of voters prepared by the consul territorially competent for the place of residence of the voter. The above requirement of prior entry into the electoral roll does not apply to voters holding a certificate of the right to vote. Persons permanently residing in the country, going abroad, who intend to vote abroad, should obtain a
certificate of the right to vote before leaving .

An application for entry on the voter register may be submitted orally, in writing, by phone, telegraph, fax or e-mail to the consul competent for the place of residence of the voter.

Persons who do not use the Internet register in voters’ registers verbally, in writing, by phone, telegraph, and fax.