Police launch inquiry into electoral fraud allegation in South Thanet

Kent Police have launched an inquiry into an allegation of electoral fraud in the Thanet South seat in Kent.

The constituency is the seat that UKIP leader Nigel Farage contested, but failed to win in the General Election.

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Kent Police: 'No evidence of electoral fraud so far'

Kent Police clarify electoral fraud allegation over Thanet South election

On Monday 11 May, Kent Police was contacted by a member of the public from outside the county with a concern around election fraud due to speculation on social media in South Thanet. Initial enquiries by officers have been carried out and so far no evidence of electoral fraud has been found.

– Kent Police spokesperson

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