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Banning “Johnson” from participating in local elections due to violations of the law

Boris Johnson, the former Prime Minister of England, was banned from voting in local elections in England due to the violation of the law he introduced during his administration.
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according to the report of the international group Tasnim news agency, quoted by the German “D Site” publication, Boris Johnson, the former Prime Minister of England, ignored the law that he introduced in British local elections.

According to Sky News, Johnson showed up at a polling station without identification. Polling station staff were forced to turn the former prime minister out of the polling station after he initially failed to follow the rules he had introduced during his time in Downing Street.

Johnson wanted to cast his vote in to contest local elections in South Oxfordshire, where he lives with his family. The vote was held in the area to elect the so-called Police and Crime Commissioner, a political position responsible for overseeing local police authorities.

A Johnson spokesman did not deny the report, but said the Prime Minister The former has voted. According to the BBC, Johnson later came to the polling station with the necessary documents and cast his vote.

Under Johnson, the so-called Election 2022 Act was introduced despite strong criticism. The law requires voters to identify themselves with an official document such as a passport or driver’s license. Critics say the regulations discriminate against poorer and older people, as well as members of minorities who are less likely to have ID cards.

Most municipalities want the results of Thursday’s local elections in England to announce later on Friday. The results of the London mayoral election will probably be announced by Saturday. Sadiq Khan of the opposition Labor Party is very popular in this region.

Generally, the defeat of the British Prime Minister’s Conservatives is expected in these local elections. A Labor politician also led the polls in the newly formed York and North Yorkshire region in northern England, which is also the Prime Minister’s constituency.

Experts believe that the outcome of this election could affect Sunak’s political future. influence. If his conservative party loses more than 500 of the roughly 1,000 seats it wants to defend in the local council elections, many commentators believe Sunak could be in trouble within the party. Sonak has been working as the Prime Minister of England since October 2022.

According to a survey by the Ugo polling institute, Sunak’s conservative party currently gets 18 percent of the vote in the event of a national election. British news agency PA reported that this was another two percent less than in April. Based on this, the British Labor Party will win 44% of the vote.

For the Conservatives, the results of this poll are even worse than during the Prime Ministership of Liz Truss. Truas had caused turmoil in the financial markets with his economic policies and resigned after only 49 days. Sunak is his successor and has been in this position for about a year and a half. While he has promised to hold parliamentary elections in the second half of this year, the conservative party is in a very bad situation.

In recent years, internal conflicts have weakened the conservatives, who were in power since 2010. Is. Since the UK voted to leave the EU in 2016, there have been five different prime ministers, including three between July and October 2022.

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© Webangah News Hub has translated this news from the source of Tasnim News Agency
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