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The Electoral Commission in the UK published a report in 2017 (UKPGE 2017 Electoral Data Report) which analysed the 2017 General Election. (The report also gives statistics for 2010 and 2015.) In brief (2017): There were over 32 million votes cast and 8.4 million postal votes issued; For ballot box (i.e. non-postal) turnout, 0.2% of the ballots were ...


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In the U.S., the rate at which mail in ballots were invalidated in 2020 was about 1.0% and it was about 1.4% in 2016 and 2018. This is a somewhat tricky comparison, however, because the U.S. involves 51 different sets of laws governing when mail in ballots are valid, and there is wide variation from state to state (as shown at the link above) in invalidity ...


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