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Indyref Postal Vote Sampling: 9 things we know & 1 we don’t.

The counting of any postal votes seen by postal vote agents when the envelopes are opened is an offence in UK elections under the Representation of the People Act 1983 and was an offence in the Scottish Referendum under the

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Electoral Commission Confirm That Police Are Still Investigating Postal Vote Sampling

The Scottish Independence Referendum Act requires the Electoral Commission to lay a report before the Scottish Parliament “on the conduct of the referendum”. This report was laid with the Parliament today. The Act is vague about what the report should

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Humza Yousaf Implies that Yes Scotland were also counting postal votes ahead of the count.

Spotted a tweet from @neiledwardlovat pointing out that at 00:32 on BBC1 UK on the night of the referendum, Humza Yousaf implies that Yes Scotland were also sampling postal votes. As I alluded to in a recent post about Ruth

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