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November Election - Automated Calls

Labour, it appears, have started doing automated phone calls. This, where a computer phones people, is of dubious legality. It shows they are preparing for a November Election.

At the same time we have the complications that people may not actually be registered to vote even though they have recently filled in the electoral registration form.

Then again the situation is better than it used to be for autumn elections where there weren't rolling registers. That means that people would have to vote where they were previously.

All in all I would not expect the AEA's concerns to have any effect on Labour's decisionmaking.


Stephen Booth said…
I recently completed an electoral registration (basically a "Nothing's changed"), how can I check that it went through and I'm not disenfranchised? I'd hate to not be able to vote, I've voted in every election since I was 18 bar one (I was away at university and Solihull MBC 'lost' my application for postal voting).
john said…
The people who will have a problem are those who have moved. I think you are still living in Greet. Hence you will have the old original vote. The new form will not have any affect until much later.

The problem is for people who recently moved and filled in this form. They will think they have a vote from the form, but don't.

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