What is election agent?

Election Agent

In elections in the United Kingdom, as well as in certain other similar political systems such as India's, an election agent is the person legally responsible for the conduct of a candidate's political campaign and to whom election material is sent to by those running the election. In elections in the United Kingdom a candidate may be his or her own election agent. The Electoral Commission provides periodic guidance for candidates and agents of which the latest is for the 2010 United Kingdom General Election.

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Parliamentary Elections In Singapore - Election Procedure - Declaration That Election Is Void
... A person claiming to have been a candidate at a parliamentary election or to have had a right to be elected, or a person who voted or had a right to vote at a parliamentary election, may ... failure to comply with the Parliamentary Elections Act and this affected the result of the election ... A corrupt or illegal practice in connection with the election was committed by the candidate, or by an agent of the candidate with his knowledge or consent ...
Election Agent
... In elections in the United Kingdom, as well as in certain other similar political systems such as India's, an election agent is the person legally responsible for the conduct of a candidate's ... In elections in the United Kingdom a candidate may be his or her own election agent ... provides periodic guidance for candidates and agents of which the latest is for the 2010 United Kingdom General Election ...
John Barrett (British Politician) - Background and Early Career
... the Scottish Liberal Party in 1980 and was the election agent for Veronica Crerar when she won the South East Corstorphine ward in 1984 ... He was also the election agent at council and parliamentary elections for Donald Gorrie ... He was the election agent for Donald Gorrie in Edinburgh West when the Liberal Democrats won the seat from the Conservatives at the 1997 General Election ...

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