Don’t lose your right to vote because of apathy

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Individual voter registration will replace the current system in time for the general election in 2015, according to a government minister.

It will replace the current system in which households are asked to declare the identities of everyone living there who is qualified to vote.

Instead, it will be up to the individual elector to ensure that his or her name remains on the electoral register.

The Electoral Commission has welcomed the announcement, claiming that the measure will cut fraud and “lead to a more secure electoral register” – but Labour has raised concerns that some voters will be left out.

This is a genuine fear – that pressure of other commitments will push electoral registration out of mind. Most working people, along with the unemployed, are confronted with a multitude of matters that fight for their attention every day; registering for an event that won’t take place for several…

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One Response to “Don’t lose your right to vote because of apathy”

  1. ldev Says:

    REPRESENTATIVE DEMOCRACY IS ARCHAIC AND NEEDS TO END.do not legitamize it!
    PARTICIPATORY DEMOCRACY IS REQUIRED.
    DO NOT REGISTER!

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