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misrepresentation or alteration of the true results of an election

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The court today found the People's Power Party and its executive members - including Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat - guilty of electoral fraud.
Mr Khan was arrested and bailed by detectives from West Midlands Police's economic crime team, which investigates electoral fraud in the region, in April, 2006, on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud the election process.
The camp of Marcos must have a bionic mind or bionic eyes to be able to read these encrypted data and immediately claim that there were electoral frauds committed in the said election,' he said.
Jenny Watson, chair of the Electoral Commission, said: "Our research shows voters are still concerned about electoral fraud.
The researchers say those differences represent the lower bound for fraud because the figures assume that all electoral fraud was fully prevented by the presence of the observers.
He said that the ruling regime has created an electoral fraud machine, which will not allow the election to be free and fair.
Electoral fraud is still taking place in Birmingham three years after a judge compared the city to a banana republic, an MP has warned.
In reply, the Department of Constitutional Affairs said: "On elections, the Government is strongly committed to both access and security - improving democracy and participation - and tackling any instance of electoral fraud which remains a very rare occurrence.
A TEAM of leading Liverpool barristers is gearing up to prosecute an unprecedented number of electoral fraud cases following this week's General Election The head of Exchange Chambers last night warned of 'serious flaws' in the postal voting system - which around 200,000 Liverpudlians will use this week.
Cleveland Police have warned that steps are in place to combat electoral fraud as voting started in the referendum on the proposed elected assembly for the North-east.
It has been suggested that higher turnouts are the result of increased incidences of electoral fraud.
Two weeks ago, Colombia's attorney general recommended that his country's legislators charge their president with illicit enrichment and electoral fraud.
At a press conference in the Quezon City Reception House, Robredo said her legal team had discovered that Marcos' witnesses who said Robredo committed electoral fraud gave questionable statements.
Arman accused some former commanders, influential figures and provincial council members of committing electoral fraud in Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital, Zari, Dehdad, Sholgar and Char Bolak districts.
As the Electoral Commission have highlighted so clearly, allegations of electoral fraud can undermine con--dence in the electoral system as much as proven cases of fraud.