Register for Repeal

Register for Repeal
On February 6th 1918, Irish women won the right to vote. On 25th May 2018, Irish women will exercise this right and vote in the referendum to repeal the 8th amendment. If successful it will make this country a safer and more equal place for every woman living in it. We are doing this for our friends, sisters, daughters, granddaughters, for ourselves.

EVERY single voice counts. To have your voice heard you need to make sure that you are registered to vote.

Any Irish citizen over the age of 18 is eligible to vote once you are 18 on or before polling day. 

Check out to see if you're already on the register. If your name is there then make sure your friends and family are all registered too. Remember EVERY vote counts.

The register has been closed as of the 15th of February but you can still apply for the supplementary register which enables you to vote in the referendum by filling out an RFA2 form here. The RFA2 form must be filled out in the presence of a Garda and submitted 14 working days before polling day, so make sure you do it ASAP. 

If you are registered but are a student living in a different address to the one you are registered at and can't get home to vote, you are eligible for a postal vote.
You are also eligible for a postal vote if you are abroad on the 25th of May due to work, or if you have a physical illness/disability that stops you from getting to your polling station. Applications for a postal vote can be found here and must be in by April 28th. 

If you are registered but it's under the wrong address, you can apply for a RFA3 form here which must be signed in the presence of a Garda and posted to your local county council.

If you live abroad but have lived in Ireland in the last 18 months, you are eligible to vote. If you are in the position to get home for the 25th of May, please do. There are over 40,000 Irish people living abroad who are eligible to vote and every single vote counts. People coming home to vote had a huge impact in the Marriage Referendum, it helped us win then and it could help us win now. Check out Home to Vote for more info.

If you're not sure how to vote or if you want more information on the Eighth amendment, here are some useful links below.
Make sure to educate yourself and start a calm conversation with those around you. 

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