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Category Archives: Expat Voter Registration
Undecided Voters Could Decide EU Referendum!
In this latest round-up of research into Britain’s EU Referendum by Matthew Goodwin, Professor of Politics, University of Kent & Visiting Fellow Chatham House, voters were presented below with the potential outcome of the Prime Minister’s current renegotiation with the UK’s EU partners, … Continue reading
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Brexit Impacts 2 Million Expat Brits as well!
Two million UK citizens working abroad could become illegal immigrants overnight if Britain were to leave the European Union , former attorney general Dominic Grieve has warned in this Guardian article. Presumably the extract below from his article refers to the … Continue reading
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Freedom of Movement for British Expats within the EU.
Why are British expatriate citizens living within the European Union (EU) still penalised by having their right to vote in UK national elections removed after 15 years abroad? The current pre-election furore in the UK over uncontrolled immigration could also … Continue reading
You can now register on-line as a British Overseas Voter!
Register to vote! Click on the British government link below to start the process and build the number of British citizens registered as overseas voters into a serious constituency size ( 70,000 – 100,000). https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote “Use this service to get … Continue reading
Some British Expatriates can still help to decide who runs the Country.
British expatriates constrained to participating in UK national elections either through postal or proxy vote, if not already excluded by the 15-year-limit, might feel some nostalgia for Peter Robin’s experience of being part of local civil society in his blog article “The pleasures … Continue reading
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Younger or More Recent British Expatriates – Register to Vote in UK Elections
The importance of still eligible British expatriates continuing to vote in UK elections is demonstrated by the Electoral Commission’s concern at the opportunity for fraud in an evolving multi-cultural society, in which you should also have a democratic say in its future … Continue reading
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Why British Expatriates also don’t Vote?
With falling voter turnout such a cause for concern in the UK (only 31% in the 2013 local elections and 65.1% in the 2010 general election, the latter compared with +75% in 1964), why does the political establishment continue to … Continue reading
Majority of EU States Allow Overseas Voting in Embassies (but not the UK).
The historical lack of attention paid by the United Kingdom (UK) to encouraging registration of its overseas voters, is demonstrated by the prevailing 15-year-limit on their voting rights and is also evident when comparing e.g. national rules governing voting from abroad for the citizens … Continue reading
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Why (You Should) Bother to Vote?
According to this article below (The X factor: the economics of voting) in The Economist of November 10th 2012, economists wonder why individuals turn out to vote at all in countries where it is not compulsory. ( In Australia where … Continue reading
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