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Electoral watchdogs have rejected a claim that a recent trial requiring voters to show ID was 'a great success'.
A trial scheme requiring voters to show ID in the recent local elections has been declared a 'great success' by one of the councils taking part.
Samar Khalil looks at the debate that has divided many, votes at 16, and outlines why this will be a positive move for the future.
Would-be voters were turned away from polling booths for the first time in trials of controversial ID schemes designed to tackle electoral fraud.
The two main parties were stuck in indecisive lock-step following the first England-wide test of public opinion since last year's general election.
A key piece of evidence used to justify controversial ID schemes in elections has been rejected as misleading by the UK's official statistical service, according to electoral campaigners.
The leader of the Labour group at Gloucestershire County Council has branded the voter ID a ‘calculated effort to disenfranchise millions’.
Tiffany Cloynes outlines some of the legal and practical issues relating to publicity and decision making that may affect local authorities at a time of elections.
The Government has defended its plans to require voters to produce ID when voting after watchdog warned reform may discriminate against ethnic minorities.
A Lords select committee today called for ‘tighter oversight’ of opinion polling and digital media in the run up to elections due to the threat they pose to the electoral process.