The independent councillor was fined after submitting an election expense return for £2,066 despite the legal limit being £1,215.36. … Read the full post »
Read about the 2012 local elections. They were held on 3 May 2012, the traditional first Thursday in May date for these contests.
Ed Miliband’s Labour Party gained seats. But David Cameron’s Conservatives and Nick Clegg’s Liberal Democrats both lost seats.
The result of the 2012 Maybury and Sheerwater ward vote for Woking Borough Council has been thrown out by an election commissioner. … Read the full post »
Four women who were part of a vote rigging operation at a Derby election aimed at helping a Labour candidate have been sentenced. … Read the full post »
I’ve reported before the investigations into election fraud in Derby. Three people have now admitted taking part in fraud. … Read the full post »
Gurcharan Bedi appeared before Birmingham Crown Court and pleaded guilty to making a false statement on a nomination paper on March 28 last year relating to a bogus address. … Read the full post »
Back in May 2012, the Liberal Democrat team in Arboretum ward, Derby complained of dodgy-looking activity on polling day. … Read the full post »
Back last May, the count was messed up in one ward at the Denbighshire County Council elections. … Read the full post »
The usual essential annual guide to all the details of May’s local elections – the Local Elections Handbook – is, this time, available from Amazon at a rather hefty discount, taking the book from very expensive to merely indulgent. … Read the full post »
With the final vote standing at 1,088 to 1,072 in favour of Liberal Democrat incumbent Cllr Mohammed Bashir, Mr Ali, of Walton Road, Maybury, lost out by just 16 votes, and believes a hearing at the High Court would produce sufficient evidence for a recount. … Read the full post »
Derbyshire police said the women, one aged 45 and two aged 27, were arrested in the city and bailed on suspicion of committing “serious electoral malpractice” under the Representation of the People Act 1983. … Read the full post »