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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
27th November 2014
Today’s Smith Commission report will have a huge impact on the democratic landscape of the UK. It gives Scotland a whole range of new powers, as well as paving the way for a real improvement to Scottish democracy: votes at 16 for Holyrood elections.   But it also raises fundamental questions about the future shape of the United […]
21st November 2014
After Clacton, comes Rochester and Strood. At the start of the campaign, the Conservatives felt they stood a good chance of winning this second by-election caused by a Conservative MP defecting to UKIP.   In comparison to Clacton, it should have been a much easier ride. Clacton is the most demographically friendly seat to UKIP […]
17th November 2014
Turnout has been in the news once again, with a report from the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee advocating bank holidays on election days, votes at 16 and other structural changes to increase turnout. Structural and institutional changes are, of course, a vital component of making it easier and more desirable to vote. Yet, voting […]
Systems made simple our A-Z of voting systems