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What's the UK Electoral Commission's view on expat voting rights?
In September 2009, Jenny Watson, Chair of the Electoral Commission, launched a campaign to encourage British citizens overseas to register, saying:
“British citizens living abroad come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but we know that most
maintain strong links with the UK.  It is easier than ever before for British citizens abroad to keep
in touch with friends, family and colleagues back home and many will also want to have their
say in elections.”