The following guidance around Electoral Fraud is available from the Electoral Commission website.
Electoral fraud is an illegal interference with the process of an election.
Acts of fraud tend to involve affecting vote counts to bring about a desired election outcome, whether by increasing the vote share of the favoured candidate, depressing the vote share of the rival candidates, or both.
There are many different types of electoral fraud, including:
If you are concerned about anything to do with voting and elections you can report it to our Elections Team by calling: 01572 720 954 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also report election fraud to the police by calling 101. If you believe an offence is taking place immediately you can call 999.
There are simple steps you can take in order to prevent yourself falling prey to electoral fraud:
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