Evaluates the effectiveness of the voter identification pilot schemes used in the May 2018 English local elections, with reference to the right to vote under ECHR Protocol 1 art.3. Details key features of the scheme, involving a requirement to produce a form of identification, the criticisms that such a policy would disenfranchise certain groups, and the main findings on issues such as voter turnout. Considers the lessons from Northern Ireland.
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||European human rights law review|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 2018|