Ask the expert: the impact of Voter ID in the UK


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This Ask the expert session looked at:

  • The context around the new voter ID laws in England
  • Our research into the small teams of electoral administrators and an exploration of how the implementation of voter ID went
  • The complexity of electoral law
  • The impact of the law on the public: turnout, inclusivity, confidence
  • Sharing your stories with the LGIU Local Government Research Centre
  • Building the LGIU’s research agenda

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