Nearly 8,000 Cornwall voters removed from electoral register ahead of Brexit referendum

Posted By on 29th August 2016

Nearly 8,000 Cornish voters could have missed out on June's Brexit referendum because of a change in the way the electoral register is compiled.

Election officials at Cornwall Council have disclosed in response to a request under the Freedom of Information Act that 7,783 voters were struck off because of the switch to Individual Electoral Registration (IER) between June 2014 and December 2015.

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