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Anyone legally resident in the UK who is a citizen of the UK, the Republic of Ireland, or of a Commonwealth country, and who is 18 or over on the date of the election is eligible to vote, provided they are on the electoral register, unless they are currently a member of the House of Lords, imprisoned for a criminal offence, mentally incapable of making a reasoned judgement, an undischarged bankrupt, or have been convicted of corrupt or illegal practices in connection with an election within the previous five years.
Originally posted by Edn
Yes Prisoners are currently not allowed to vote but those human rights people and the lawyers getting rich of the criminal's are wanting to allow prisoners the right to vote, its been in the news recently if you haven't seen it.
Originally posted by timeless test
I have to say that I've never understood the bit about citzens of Eire or Commonwealth countries being allowed to vote if resident. What the heck is that all about?
when 'we' decide they're not contributing to 'society' sufficiently and to our liking?
Why is we as a society (Earth) , deem prisoners un worthy of having an opinon (voting)