Research and analysis

Electoral Integrity Project - Local Elections 2018 - Evaluation

An evaluation of pilots at the 2018 local elections to test the impact of voter ID and improvements to the postal vote process.


Electoral Integrity Project - Local Elections 2018 - Evaluation

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The 2018 electoral integrity pilots underpin the government’s commitment to deliver measures to improve the integrity and security of our elections. Sir Eric Pickles in his review of electoral fraud recommended electors having to produce identification before voting. He also recommended that guidance should be provided in postal ballot packs on the secrecy of the vote and how to report electoral fraud. The 2018 pilots tested options for voter ID and measures to protect the integrity of the postal vote process.

Published 19 July 2018