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Elector in United Kingdom

Definition of Elector

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Elector :

1. A person entitled to vote at an *electio For parliamentary and local government elections, a register of electors is maintained. A new register comes into force on 16 February each year and governs elections held during the following 12 months. It records electors by reference to their residence on the preceding 10 October (the qualifying date) and includes people who will become 18 (and so entitled to vote) in the year following its publicatio Inclusion on the register is a requirement for voting. A person on it cannot be prevented from voting but incurs penalties if he votes without in fact being entitled to do so.

See franchise.

2. (in equity) One who makes an electio

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  • Article Name: Elector
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Elector In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Elector : 1. A person [...]

This entry was last updated: May 19, 2015


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