Quarter of postal votes in one Tower Hamlets ward may have been completed by same person

Some very striking allegations are coming out during the legal inquiry into how Lutfur Rahman was (controversially) re-elected Mayor of Tower Hamlets.

The Times reports:

A quarter of the postal votes in a single Tower Hamlets ward may have been completed by the same hand, according to evidence prepared for the vote rigging trial involving Lutfur Rahman, the borough mayor.

A scientist who has spent nearly four decades examining ballot papers said that he had never seen such a high proportion of similar Xs.

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