Thompson v Dann and Another In re a Local Government Election Eel Brook Hammersmith: QBD 3 Nov 1994

The offence of ‘personation’ was not proven without evidence of deliberate misrepresentation as to identity when voting.
Proof of personation requires evidence of intention to vote in name of another.


Gazette 16-Nov-1994, Times 03-Nov-1994, Independent 09-Nov-1994


Representation of the People Act 1983 60


England and Wales

Elections, Criminal Evidence

Updated: 11 May 2022; Ref: scu.89874