Who can vote?

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With the American presidential election coming up, let’s look at the eligibility of who can vote.

A British citizen living and working in America and keeping their British citizenship is classed as a legal alien.

They have to be interviewed, photographed and fingerprinted every 10 years and can not vote for 30 years.

In England, you just have to get a form from the council and fill it in and if you can’t read or write English, get someone else to do it for you.

There are 10 spaces on the form so 10 names can be put down. There is also a box to tick if you want a postal vote.

So in America wait 30 years for one vote and in England get 10 postal votes from one address with no checks being done.

Jay Bee

Crookes