Naughty naughty Kerry McCarthy, the Labour candidate in Bristol East - who earlier today tweeted figures from the opening of the postal votes in her Bristol East seat.
This is very clearly a breach of electoral law.
Now, to be fair to Kerry McCarthy, she has now deleted the figures but it does show despite councils and the electoral commission providing very clear advice on this that people do still make mistakes.
I remember my first count and many subsequent ones where I was made to sign a secrecy document.
Perhaps that needs to be reiterated to candidates and counting agents alike.
For those who want to know the correct wording of Section 66a, 1983 Representation of the People Act see Mark Pack's blog.
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