The large turnout in the UK's EU referendum ignited hopes for a similar boost in the local and mayoral elections. But with the surprise announcement of a general election on 8 June, will the local polls get overlooked?
More than a million additional people joined the electoral register in 2016, the year the UK came to a historic decision to break ties with the European Union.
With all the excitement over the surprise announcement of the general election two weeks ago, everyone seems to have forgotten that there are some local elections going on in England, Wales, Scotland.
Are you interested in these, or is all focus on the general election to come?