U.K. Government Voter ID Plans: Trading Democracy for Security?

by Sam Gazeley | 2Q 2019 | IN-5510
During the United Kingdom’s May 2019 local elections, ten council areas were mandated to conduct a pilot. Any voter looking to vote in the election would have to provide a form of personal identification or face being turned away. While this may reduce the risk of fraudulent or illegitimate votes, is it worth the possible negative impact on the United Kingdom’s democracy?

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