Electoral Commission admits software glitch led to referendum voting cards being sent to EU citizens in the UK

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The ballot paper for the UK's EU Referendum on 23 June 2016
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The ballot paper for the UK's EU Referendum on 23 June 2016

EU citizens arriving at polling stations with erroneously sent cards will be sent away, claims Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission has blamed a software 'glitch' for sending out voting cards in the UK's upcoming EU referendum to non-British citizens who are not eligible to vote. In a statement relea...

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