It's a Labour candidate charged with cheating, no surprises there

As we all knew the candidate charged with forgery is Daljit Singh, on of  the Labour candidates for the Otara Papatoetoe Community Board.

He has successfully gamed the system to keep his name hidden until today after the majority of votes had been cast, and will more than likely be returned as a Community Board representative tomorrow.

A seriuos question now arises with votes cast in facour of Singh, as those votes are cast on the same piece of paper as votes for the Mayoral and Council Ward candidates, calling =into question those votes as well.

Is a vote for the other candidates on the ballot paper as those for Daljit Singh similarly desmirched?

There could well be an electoral petition now.

Len Brown and Daljit Singh

Len Brown and Daljit Singh

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