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How to identify and report electoral fraud.

What is electoral fraud?

Electoral fraud includes bribing voting, stealing postal votes and voting as someone else.

Find out more from Crimestoppers about what constitutes electoral fraud.

How to report electoral fraud

If you have evidence that electoral fraud has been committed, you should contact the police as quickly as possible using the non-emergency number, 101. You should be prepared to give them a statement and any evidence that you have.

If you are worried about giving your name to the police, you can also report electoral fraud anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers online ( or phone 0800 555 1.

If you think electoral fraud may have been committed you should also notify Electoral Services on 020 8891 7775. 

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Updated: 25 January 2023

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