Voters in County Durham are being encouraged to have their say in election arrangements for their area.

Durham County Council is carrying out a review of all polling districts, places and stations and is asking residents for their views.

The authority is legally required to undertake a review every five years, giving people the chance to offer any suggestions for changes to specific polling places and districts, as well as the suitability of polling places, including access and any potential alternatives.

A polling district is a geographical sub-division of an electoral ward, while a polling place is the area of a building where a polling station is located. A polling station is the place where electors cast their vote.

The consultation is open until Sunday, 31 March.

Comments can be emailed to or posted to Electoral Services, Durham County Council, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL.