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One of the Chartist's demands was for the secret ballot. The 1872 Act to amend the Law relating to Procedure at Parliamentary and Municipal Elections, also known as the Ballot Act, introduced the secret ballot for local and government elections.
Find connections, past and present, between Parliament and your town
Access a trail leaflet featuring the Birmingham sites our groups discovered had links with the history of the right to vote.
Birmingham Archives and Heritage