Who can vote?

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

Wednesday, 26th October 2016, 5:28 am
Updated Wednesday, 26th October 2016, 3:10 pm

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.

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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