Monthly Archives: May 2015

Attending a Postal Vote Opening

Last Thursday I was kindly allowed by my local Deputy Returning Officer to observe the process for opening postal ballots. I saw the postal ballots for the Edinburgh constituencies being opened, the personal identifiers (signatures and dates of birth) verified

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Electoral Commission Advice on Postal Vote Sampling

In their Bulletin to electoral administration staff in Scotland and in England and Wales, published on 13th March 2015, the Electoral Commission included their view that the legislation prohibits the taking of tallies by postal vote agents at postal vote

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