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Police statement re 'fake polling booth'

Last night the SKWAWKBOX revealed that Avon and Somerset Police had received reports of a ‘fake polling station’ in Bristol on polling day of the recent General Election. 180 more words

Excl: 'Fake polling station' reports confirmed in Bristol, no charges brought

Update: a formal police statement has now been issued clarifying this matter.

The SKWAWKBOX received reports at the weekend that a fake polling station had been set up in Bristol during last month’s General Election, with a claim that this had been confirmed by an unnamed returning officer. 232 more words

Confessions of a Poll Clerk.

I’ve always voted in elections, be they local, General or referenda. That’s every election since 1970, when Edward Heath’s Conservatives confounded all expectations and all poll- predictions  by defeating Harold Wilson’s Labour Party. 1,847 more words

A conspiracy theory behind a notice at Polling Stations

I’ve stood outside many a polling station in my time. At the recent General Election I saw a notice outside the polling station I was at that I’d not seen previously. 165 more words


Polling Day in Horsham June 2017

This was the Polling Station in the Barn in the Causeway. Enough votes were cast to re-elect Jeremy Quinn locally but the national picture, as we all know, was quite different. 24 more words

Hidden Horsham


More cars than usual, more pedestrians too, for this street, at this time. Despite the rain there is an air of busyness  – as if the occupants of the surrounding houses have all decided to go and buy the morning paper at the same time, like perhaps one would, if one lived in a delicious picturesque village 694 more words

A day in the life of a polling station in the sticks

I live the centre of a large village in Lincolnshire. On election days, the village hall is the polling station. This happens to be close to my house and through my study window I can see everyone who arrives to vote. 768 more words