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A Conspiracy Theory

After almost a year the police investigation into Ruth Davidson’s comments about the taking of tallies in the Scottish referendum has finally concluded and a report has been submitted to the Crown Office. This event seems only to have been

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Davidson: “I wasn’t in any rooms where that was happening.”

The police investigation into allegations of postal vote sampling in the Referendum has now completed and a report passed to the Crown Office. In an interview for the Sunday Herald, Paul Hutcheon asked Ruth Davidson about the references she made

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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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The Defamation of Ruth Davidson?

On Monday I posted about Ruth Davidson’s comments on the counting of postal votes, posted a video of the comments on Youtube, made a complaint to Police Scotland, emailed the Electoral Management Board Scotland and emailed the Electoral Commission. Having

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Electoral Management Board for Scotland (EMB)

The Electoral Management Board for Scotland (EMB) is a very odd public sector organisation, whose self-proclaimed prime focus is “ensuring that the interests of the voter are kept at the centre of all elections planning and administration”. EMB coordinated the

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Better Together’s Illegal Counting of Postal Votes

On election night Ruth Davidson admitted that Better Together were centrally monitoring the postal votes as they were being opened in the weeks leading up to election day. With 18% of votes posted in, access to this information is strategically

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