Elections Act 2022

The UK government is implementing significant changes to the current electoral system, this guide shows how Electors are affected by these changes.

Introduction

The UK government is implementing significant changes to the current electoral system.

The Elections Act 2022 outlines several measures which will affect and have already affected the way that you vote and how elections are conducted in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Arguably, the biggest change was the requirement for electors to show photographic identification (such as a passport or drivers’ licence) when they vote at a polling station.