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Title

Warning to Voters

Object Name

Political poster

Date Made

1974
1974

Description

An official Government poster used during Westminster Election Campaign, 28th February 1974. Issued as a warning to voters about personating an elector or voting more than once. Printed black text on white. The problem of personation had a long history in Northern Ireland even leading some cynics to use a phrase believed to have originated in the United States; ‘vote early and vote often.’

Materials

paper

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Ballymena
Ballymena

Date Collected

1974
1974

Catalogue Number

BELUM.O202.1974

Copyright

National Museums NI