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Catch up with our achievements over the last year
 Tackling Europe's democratic deficit
The Liberal Democrat case for local electoral reform
Lewis Baston and Will Brett set out the Labour case for local electoral reform 
The Conservative case for local electoral reform
Making the Welsh Assembly more effective
Gwneud y Cynulliad Cenedlaethol yn fwy effeithiol
Read about what we've achieved in the last year
Democracy Max - A Vision for a good Scottish democracy is the result of a 13 month long citizen-led inquiry
How much is your vote worth? By Chris Terry
Looking beyond the 2013 Local Elections. Report by Chris Terry.
Our strategy 2013-15
Report from the first roundtables of the Democracy Max programme
Women in Public Life, by Stephen Brooks and Dr Owain ap Gareth
Report and Analysis, by Professor John Curtice.
The PCC election, Nov 2012, by Jess Garland & Chris Terry.
Electoral Reform Society Annual Report - 2011-12
Report of the first phase of the Democracy Max programme
Why the status quo isn't an option. Produced in conjunction with the New Statesman.
Electoral Reform Society Articles of Assocation  & Byelaws
Report and Analysis. By Magnus Smidak and Andy White
Report on women's representation in the Scottish and Welsh parliaments after the 2011 election
Report and Analysis by Prof Yvonne Galligan
Roger Scully and Dr Owain ap Gareth
Ysgrifenwyd gan Roger Scully a Dr Owain ap Gareth
Report and Analysis by Prof John Curtice & Dr Martin Steven
Report and Analysis of the 2010 General Election, by Lewis Baston
The facts and figures behind the 2010 General Election.
2010 Election Wallchart
Election wallchart
The Alternative Vote explained.
The case for reform
The Alternative Vote: Questions Answered
A report for Parties and Councillors. By Dr Martin Steven
Report and Analysis by Lewis Baston
Fact Book. Clear explanations of all UK elections.
Key findings from the Ministry of Justice ‘Review of Voting Systems’ Foreword by Richard Burden MP, Chair of the All Party Group on Electoral Reform.
Assessing the impact of the first use of STV in Scottish council elections. Report and Analysis by Lewis Baston
Report and Analysis, by Hywel Nelson
The facts and the fiction on Proportional Representation. Preface by Vernon Bogdanor.
This pamphlet brings together 16 reasons to lower the voting age to 16 in all UK public elections and explains why reform is necessary, fair and long overdue.
Report and Analysis, by Dr Martin Steven.
Report and Analysis by Gertrud Malmersjo
The Society's analysis on the state of democracy in Westminster, local and devolved government.
The Single Transferable Vote explained.
Full analysis of the local government elections of 4 May 2006.
How the electoral system is biased against the Tories and why boundaries aren't the answer.
A guide for agents and parties in Scotland.
The report of the Commission of Candidate Selection, by Peter Riddell
A short history of STV in the United States.
The final ERS verdict on the 2005 General Election
Extremism and the case for reform
An in-depth look at the European Union's different democratic systems.
The Report of the Independent Commission on Alternative Voting Methods.
Society report on electing the House of Lords. Foreword by The Rt Hon Lord Richard of Ammanford QC
An analysis of political disengagment and what can be done about it.
Recent News
8th September 2014
Scotland is alive with an unprecedented level of political debate. In homes, pubs and town halls, that debate is not limited to technicalities; it’s about the way people want to be governed, the society they want to live in.   Go south of the border and you could already be in an entirely separate country. […]
5th September 2014
As a politically active individual and an elections geek you’d think I would be excited beyond reason about the independence referendum. In actual fact, I have found the debate to be depressingly repetitive, providing few answers and repeating political dogma. I wish it would end.   But I do see a light at the end […]
18th August 2014
Recent weeks have continued to see all sorts of handwringing and dark soothsaying about the state of representative democracy. Untrusted politicians, growing inequality and low election turnouts are just part of this sorry state.   So what is to be done?   A new report seems to point the way ahead for us here in […]
Systems made simple our A-Z of voting systems