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Anonymous voter registration for victims of crime

Victim Support Scotland – On Thursday 6 May there will be a Scottish Parliament election, which anyone aged 16 or over and resident in Scotland can participate in. Catherine Heggie, Partnerships & Information Officer at the Electoral Commission, writes about how victims of crime can register to vote without their name and address appearing on the […]

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Kosovo: Roma – Voting Rights

They Work For You – To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to make representations to the government of Kosovo about allowing Kosovan Roma in other countries the right to vote in the forthcoming elections.

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An Election Fit for Digital Natives

Democracy Club – This week is the first ‘Senedd Vote16 Week’ – a week to celebrate the extended franchise to 16 in Wales and educate first time voters ahead of the Senedd elections on 6th May 2021. These elections mark the first opportunity for 16 & 17 year olds in Wales to exercise this new found power.

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Scotland – Prisoner Voting

They Work For You – During the Shetland by-election in September 2019, the Scottish National Party used ministerial diktat to sneak through a change to the franchise and bypass parliamentary scrutiny, allowing prisoners to vote in that election.

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USA – ‘No Evidence’ Of Election Fraud In Battleground States, Statistical Analysis Finds As Trump Continues False Claims

Forbes – A new MITRE Corporation analysis of eight battleground states’ election results found there was “no evidence of fraud, manipulation, or uncorrected error”—including involving Dominion voting machines—further emphasizing the presidential race wasn’t “stolen” or fraudulent even as former President Donald Trump and his allies continue to push those claims.

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