Tacky Tories send ‘begging letter’ alongside postal votes in marginal constituencies

  Postal voters in marginal constituencies have been infuriated after they received a “begging letter” from the Conservatives with their ballot packs. It is illegal to send out such material in postal ballot packs – they must only contain a ballot paper, postal voting statement and instructions. It would seem to This Writer that the Tories have simply struck lucky in the timing of their appeal to postal voters, as political parties often time the delivery of their leaflets to arrive concurrently. But it is disturbing that this phenomenon – … Continue reading Tacky Tories send ‘begging letter’ alongside postal votes in marginal constituencies