Open Consultation – Electoral Reform in Local Government in Wales The relevant provisions of the Wales Act 2017 on electoral and registration matters are due to come into force in 2018. The Welsh Government is consulting on: how democracy works in Wales how people become eligible to vote how they exercise their right to vote how elections are organised. To vote in elections you must be over 18. The Welsh Government wants to include 16 and 17 year olds too.** You can view the consultation documents here You can view the young person consultation document here Please submit your comments in any of the following ways: Online Form – Respond Online Email – Download the Response Form. Complete and Return to: RLGProgramme@wales.gsi.gov.uk Post – Download the Response Form. Complete and Return to: Local Government Democracy Division, Welsh Government, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NQ. The closing date for the Consultation is 10th October 2017.