Petition Scrap 'On-Demand' Postal Voting, & Create Strict Eligibility Criteria
Postal votes can be exploited by fraudsters to undermine democracy & attempt to rig elections. As Sir Eric Pickles' report into tackling electoral fraud suggested - & as much of the public would like to see - restrictions should be placed on the availability of postal votes.
Postal votes should only be made available to the sick, citizens overseas, & those with no other alternative but to use one.
We must urgently secure & strengthen our democracy, whilst restoring public faith in the electoral system. Postal votes should only be made available to those who can prove with relevant documentation that they are physically unable to cast their vote at their designated polling station. This should be limited to armed forces personnel, the seriously ill, and to British citizens working or living overseas.
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