- Video report by ITV News Anglia's Rob Halden-Pratt
"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by," the author Douglas Adams famously said.
The deadline to register to vote in the next general election is midnight tonight, but a significant number of people have still not signed up.
How can I register to vote?
You will need to register to vote online at https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote.
You may need the following pieces of information:
- your National Insurance number
- your passport if you’re a British citizen living abroad
The general election will be held on Thursday 8 June 2017.
If you are unable to vote in person, you can apply by postal vote or nominate someone to vote on your behalf.
Getting out the youth vote is a particular priority.
The University of East Anglia have been trying to encourage students to take part.
The campaign Operation Black Vote is designed to encourage people from ethnic minorities to take part in the election.
Meanwhile, a pub in Norwich has taken a more unusual approach... by offering a free pint to anyone who registers to vote before the deadline.
It is the job of returning officer Kersten England to announce the winning MP. She is encouraging everyone to vote.