From 2023, rules were introduced requiring voters to produce photo ID to vote in a polling station. Please visit the Electoral Commission’s website for more information. 

This data is taken from the Voter Identification Evaluation Form (VIDEF) which records information relating to the voter identification of electors who requested a ballot paper.

2 May 2024 Police Crime Commissioner Election
Type Number
The total number of polling station electors who applied for, but were not issued with, a ballot paper (including wrong ID shown, no ID shown, and ID rejected) 75
The number of polling station electors who were not issued with a ballot paper and who later returned with accepted ID and were issued with a ballot paper. 47
The number of polling station electors who applied for, but were not issued with, a ballot paper by close of poll 28

 

4 May 2023 Local Borough Elections
Type Number
The total number of polling station electors who applied for, but were not issued with, a ballot paper (including wrong ID shown, no ID shown, and ID rejected) 150
The number of polling station electors who were not issued with a ballot paper and who later returned with accepted ID and were issued with a ballot paper. 92
The number of polling station electors who applied for, but were not issued with, a ballot paper by close of poll 58

 

Information by Ward - 4 May 2023

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