Belfast Telegraph

Monday 21 April 2014

Fury at bid to axe Rathlin Island's ballot box


A Ballycastle councillor has criticised proposals by the Electoral Office to remove the ballot box from Rathlin Island.

Sinn Fein’s Cara McShane said: “If allowed to go ahead this proposal would result in electors travelling by boat to Ballycastle to cast their vote, or alternatively availing of a postal vote.

"This is undemocratic and blatant discrimination.”

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