Posts Tagged ‘electoral fraud’

John Banks must resign

Written By: - Date published: 10:31 pm, June 5th, 2014 - 105 comments

It is untenable for someone to remain as an MP after being found guilty of electoral fraud. For the integrity of Parliament, John Banks must go: now.

Finding the rotten apple

Written By: - Date published: 3:06 pm, October 8th, 2010 - 40 comments

Labour candidate for the Otara-Papatoetoe Local Board Daljit Singh has been named as one of two people charged over false voter registrations. This seems a pretty crude attempt at perverting an election and a stupid one that no sophisticated political player would ever think they could get away with.

Auckland electoral fraud case

Written By: - Date published: 3:35 pm, October 6th, 2010 - 86 comments

The alleged electoral roll fraud in Auckland has plenty of angles and dimensions for political junkies.  But the underlying issue is simple.  Electoral fraud of any kind is not OK, perpetrators should be found and prosecuted.  We have one of the most robust and respected democracies in the world.  Let’s keep it that way.

Worth the Bill

Written By: - Date published: 7:05 am, August 5th, 2009 - 35 comments

What would you call it when you collect $900 a week by false pretenses? What would you call it when you tell the Electoral Commission and Ministerial Services that you live somewhere other than where you, your partner and your children actually live and work? And if you did those things while holding an office presumably subject […]

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