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How do Labour Party leadership elections work?

The Labour Party leadership election formally kicked off this week as nominations for the next leader of the party opened for MPs. The party have published a list of nominations as they come in, updating...

Posted 09 Jan 2020

Because of the AV system voters won’t need to vote tactically

Our top 5 most read articles of 2019

Every year we take a look back on our most popular blogs of the year. It’s certainly been a busy year, with local, EU and now a General Election all within a few months of...

Posted 17 Dec 2019

Most read blogs of 2019

Introducing the ERS General Election Results Hub

Every general election, sites like the BBC, Guardian and Telegraph present live updates of the general election results as they roll in. Yet, despite having the data in front of you, it’s often hard to see the warping effect of our broken...

Posted 09 Dec 2019

Woman using the ERS 2019 Results Hub