[E-voting] Compulsory voting

Aengus Lawlor aengusl at eircom.net
Sun Sep 11 15:21:09 IST 2005


On Saturday, September 10, 2005 6:47 PM [EDT],
Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie> wrote:

> Fraud in elections is quite a serious offence.
> I knew a case in the UK where a doctor got a 2-year sentence
> for sending in a postal vote in his daughter's name.
> (The daughter reported him.)

Which reminds me - wasn't there a case where one of Charlie Haugheys
election agents was registered in two different constituencies, and voted in
both of them? Can anyone remember the outcome of the court case?

Aengus




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