BBC NEWS: Boris Johnson not allowed to vote after forgetting ID.

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Former Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson was turned away from his local polling station after forgetting to bring acceptable photo ID.

As first reported by Sky News, he returned later with the necessary ID and was able to vote.

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He cast his ballot in South Oxfordshire, where voters are choosing a police and crime commissioner.

New rules requiring photo ID to vote were introduced by Mr Johnson’s government in the Elections Act 2022.

The change was rolled out last year, with local elections in May 2023 the first time voters needed to show ID.

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According to the Electoral Commission, about 14,000 people were unable to vote in last year’s local elections in England as a result of the new rules.


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