Can The Queen Vote?

Elizabeth Queen Monarch

Mystery Hour Question

How far down the line are royalty allowed to vote in an election? Bernie, Southend

Answer

**DEFINITIVE**

Name: Gary Romford

Qualification: Politics degree

Answer: They’re all allowed to vote, including the Queen. But everybody in the line of succession, by convention, doesn’t because they have to remain politically neutral.       

                                                                                                                                     

Name: Norman, Hove                                                                                                                                      

Qualification: Politics Degree                                                                                                                               

Answer: The members of the House of Lords are not allowed to vote in elections and all the members of the Royal Family apart from the Queen who does not vote and cannot vote, the rest of them are dukes and whatever and they are members or potential members of the House of Lords, so they can’t vote

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