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Review looks for ways to "do better" with elections process

Public asked for feedback on all aspects of voting system

"For a while now we've felt we can do better with elections."

Those are the words of Chief Minister Howard Quayle, announcing a forthcoming review of the general election process on the Isle of Man.

Government has issued a consultation, in the form of an online questionnaire, where you can give your feedback on how you think improvements could, or should, be made.

Mr Quayle says everything will be looked at, including how people register to vote here:

You can find that online questionnaire at the government's consultation hub.

The deadline for responses is at 5pm on Monday, 6 January.

Meanwhile, polling stations on election days should be run by local authorities, rather than members of the Island's legal profession.

That's the opinion of experienced electoral officer and Douglas advocate Terence MacDonald.

Mr MacDonald would like to see a "root and branch" review of the whole system:

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