Talk:Electoral roll

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Vandalism[edit]

Bit of vandalism going on about here lately. Mr. Billion 06:03, 15 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Requested move[edit]

This article should be moved to 'electoral roll' - 'electoral register' is a UK-only term, and even then isn't universally used. 136.2.1.101 11:56, 15 February 2007 (UTC)

Article moved, per request. Cheers. -GTBacchus(talk) 21:46, 15 February 2007 (UTC)
Somebody might want to go through and change "register" to "roll" in the body of the article. -GTBacchus(talk) 21:48, 15 February 2007 (UTC)
In UK law, it is refered to as the Electoral Register (or Register of Electors). The Electoral Roll is more likely to refer to the Parochial Electoral Roll of the Church of England, so best keep references in this article as register not roll. Alsager boy 14:41, 21 February 2007 (UTC)

Australian Roll[edit]

Under the Australian section it states "Since 21 July 2004 the Australian electoral roll has not been sold in any format. It has not been produced in printed format since 1985, when it changed to publication on microfiche. Today it is only produced in an electronic format, and only for viewing at an AEC office. Each office holds a copy of the electoral roll for the entire country." However, at every election I've ever been to there has been a book that the voter's name gets marked off in once they have voted. I can only assume that the book is the relevant section of the electoral roll for that polling booth, which makes the sentence in the article false. Can any verify that the statement is true? Also the Australian section contains many factual statements without any references.--Spuzzdawg 23:13, 25 October 2007 (UTC)

Register more than once[edit]

In the UK is it legal to be registered at more than one address at the same time as long as you vote only once? I've heard that it is an, e.g. students, do this and decide where to vote later depending on the time of the election. -- Ralph Corderoy (talk) 10:12, 30 January 2009 (UTC)

What about the rest of the Democracies in the world?[edit]

The article (as of October 2009) focuses on the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, and New Zealand. Fine. What about the rest of Europe? What about the Americas? What about the emerging democracies in Asia, Africa, Oceania? What about the technology involved in electoral registries in ALL those countries? The article is missing A LOT of information. Regards, --SciCorrector (talk) 16:50, 5 October 2009 (UTC)

Fine[edit]

At present, the register is compiled by sending an annual canvass form to every house (a process introduced by Representation of the People Act 1918). A fine of up to £1,000 (level 3 on the Standard scale) can be imposed for giving false information.

Please could you reference where this is in the legislation? Also it might be worth stating that the act http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2002/1871/pdfs/uksi_20021871_en.pdf

now states the form should read (p19) "The law requires you to give the information requested in this form." but yet has not got a statute which supports this statement — Preceding unsigned comment added by 81.136.149.137 (talk) 11:29, 28 October 2011 (UTC)

Reference 5 is a 404[edit]

Voter list[edit]

Hear Sanidul Axlam (talk) 11:16, 19 January 2017 (UTC)

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