Just adding to the earlier story on the risk of electoral fraud on May 3rd, The Sunday Times reports:
"More than 1m “ghost” voters have been uncovered who threaten to undermine the result of next month’s local council elections.
An analysis by Britain’s electoral watchdog has estimated that there are at least 1m and possibly up to 3.5m people whose names appear on the electoral roll even though they are ineligible to vote.
The disclosure will fuel concerns over the extent of electoral fraud, which critics claim the government has down-played in order to extend postal voting, which benefits Labour candidates.
The names include illegal immigrants, bogus voters, foreign residents and those who are registered at more than one address. Officials fear that in marginal areas, election results could be affected by abuse of “ghost” votes."
Ed: Anyone seen any ghosts around here recently?