The British government on Friday launched a new system to check voter registration numbers after a wave of fraud that left thousands of people unable to vote.
Prime Minister Theresa May said her government would launch a new voter registration system as soon as possible.
The process is part of a crackdown on fraud in the run-up to the general election in 2020.
A number of election officials, including the Chief Electoral Officer, the election board and the Chief Election Officer, were suspended from their duties.
The new system will take effect on Saturday, May 21.
It is part to a crackdown by May on fraud and misuse of election laws that have seen tens of thousands of voters lose their right to vote, leaving the government scrambling to find replacements.
The first phase of the process is to check whether the voter’s registration has been updated.
The system will be updated every two weeks, with a total of 6.6 million people checking in for the first time.
The second phase will include the registration of anyone who has applied for a change of address.
Anyone who doesn’t register can be given a notice to change address.
If a person does not check in within the two-week window, they will be automatically registered.
The third phase will ask whether the person who registered has a job and how long they have been working.
A person who is not working may be given the chance to prove they have an ongoing job.
The fourth phase will look at whether the elector is currently registered as a voter or not.
If they are, they are eligible to vote and can cast their ballot.
The fifth and final phase will see the verification of voter records.
This will look for the presence of social security cards and employment documents.
Voter registration is a basic requirement for all British citizens, including those who do not have an address.
The new system is aimed at stopping fraud and abuse.
In the last elections, many people did not register to vote because of an inability to find a place to live or because they lacked the funds to do so.
The Conservative Party has pledged to introduce a national ID card for all adults, and to offer an ID card free to anyone who needs it.
The government has also promised to introduce universal online voting.
The election has been the subject of intense scrutiny since Britain’s vote to leave the European Union in June.
The Conservatives were accused of rigging the vote to make the result look more favourable to leave and to prevent the UK from becoming an independent country.
They have said that the vote was not rigged.