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Elections and electoral register archive 2020-2021


Archive has 8 results

  • Bath and North East Somerset Council (20 011 313)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 25-Feb-2021

    Summary: Ms X complains about election fraud in the May 2019 local elections in which she stood. Ms X has expended time and trouble trying to get her complaint heard. We are unable to investigate as the organisation of elections is not an administrative function of the Council and is not therefore within our legal remit.

  • Tendring District Council (20 008 353)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 12-Jan-2021

    Summary: We will not investigate this complaint that the Council is harassing the complainant by asking her to provide information for the electoral register. This is because there is insufficient evidence of fault by the Council and because the complainant could complain to the Information Commissioner.

  • Dorset Council (20 008 645)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 10-Dec-2020

    Summary: We will not investigate this complaint about the Council's failure to send reminders for voting by proxy. This is because the complaint is late and there are no good reasons to investigate it now.

  • Wokingham Borough Council (20 007 887)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 12-Nov-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Mrs X's complaint about how the Council dealt with her proxy vote in the last general election. This is because the Ombudsman has no legal remit to investigate the organisation of elections.

  • Telford & Wrekin Council (20 000 574)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 16-Jul-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Mr C's complaint that he was not able to vote in the General Election because the Council failed to arrange both a postal and a proxy vote. Arrangements for holding an election are the personal responsibility of the Returning Officer for the area, not an administrative function of the Council.

  • London Borough of Barking & Dagenham (20 000 589)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 09-Jul-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Mr X's complaint about a recent election in which he stood as a candidate. This is because elections are the responsibility of the Returning Officer. This is not an administrative function of the Council and is therefore outside our jurisdiction.

  • Waverley Borough Council (19 014 965)

    Statement Not upheld Elections and electoral register 24-Jun-2020

    Summary: Ms F complained the Council did not add her to the Electoral Register, causing her to lose her right to vote in the 2019 general election. The Ombudsman has found no fault.

  • Manchester City Council (19 020 024)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 10-Jun-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate B's complaint about the way his name is recorded on the electoral register. There is no significant injustice arising from the fault B claims.