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The government’s plans to change the voter registration system will do little to prevent electoral fraud. They may even mean that fewer people vote

By Matthew Partridge

Abstract

The government’s plans to change the voter registration system in the UK hit the headlines as it was revealed millions of voters could be ‘removed’ from the electoral register. Matthew Partridge argues that the changes, supposedly aimed at reducing fraud in the electoral system, could spark partisan registration drives, drive up the cost of politics and depress turnout

Topics: JN101 Great Britain
Publisher: Blog post from London School of Economics & Political Science
Year: 2011
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:39390
Provided by: LSE Research Online

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