People are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote .
Voters will go to the polls on Thursday May 7 for three elections – the General Election, Erewash Borough Council election and the parish council elections.
To register online, residents only needing their date of birth and National Insurance number to ensure they have the right to vote.
A new and more secure system of registering to vote called Individual Electoral Registration was introduced nationally last year. Everyone old enough to vote has to take the responsibility to ensure they are on the voting register.