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Public inquiry call over election 'tellers'

A candidate in last month's General Election has made an official complaint over the behvaiour of 'tellers' at polling stations in her constituency.

Geraldine O'Neill, who stood in East Douglas, says some candidates' supporters broke the rules by asking voters for their poll card numbers on their way IN.

Mrs O'Neill, who was not elected, says tellers pressured voters for their card numbers, even though there's no obligation to give the information.

She's now written to the Chief Secretary's office asking for a full investigation.

The former candidate says it's not sour grapes - she raised concerns on election day itself:

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