This is a guest article from Sarah Birch, Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Economy, King’s College London. Elections are by their nature complex logistical exercises. During a pandemic, holding an election will be...
Posted 15 Sep 2020
As governments respond to the global pandemic, the issue of how voters are represented has not gone away. In fact, in many ways, it has become more salient. PR in the public eye In August,...
Posted 04 Sep 2020
Josh Dell is a writer based in London, who has led on democracy projects for organisations including Bite The Ballot and The Politics Project. His work has been published in CityMetric, Left Foot Forward, and The Sunday...
Posted 02 Sep 2020
The ‘policy comparison’ tool Vote for Policies crunched the numbers from the 1.1 million responses to their pre-election survey in 2019. Vote for Policies’ Matt Chocqueel-Mangan explains their findings. This is an edited version of...
Posted 17 Aug 2020
Another Lords scandal, fighting for fair votes, and a spotlight on foreign interference: highlights from the ERS' campaigning in July.
Posted 10 Aug 2020
The Electoral Reform Society offers a space to party leadership candidates to put forward their visions for democracy during internal elections. This is a piece from Ed Davey MP, who is running to be leader...
Posted 04 Aug 2020
The Electoral Reform Society offers a space to party leadership candidates to put forward their visions for democracy during internal elections. This is a piece from Layla Moran MP, who is running to be leader...
Posted 04 Aug 2020
Pressure is mounting for an overhaul of the House of Lords after the PM announced a wave of new ex-MPs, party loyalists and donors to the second chamber.
Posted 03 Aug 2020
"The need for a wholesale renewal of our democracy is now more urgent than ever."
Posted 16 Jul 2020
The rules that govern our politics have a lot to answer for when it comes to political in-fighting and polarisation.
Posted 07 Jul 2020