Northern Ireland

ERS Northern Ireland

The Electoral Reform Society is in the process of establishing a permanent presence Northern Ireland to help develop a deeper and more effective democracy.

ERS Northern Ireland will work to foster more deliberation and participation in Northern Ireland’s political life. We are committed to pushing democratic reform up the political agenda and producing rigorous research on the functioning of democracy in Northern Ireland.


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The ERS Northern Ireland team

Dr Edward Molloy
Dr Edward Molloy
Northern Ireland Coordinator

Dr Molloy joined the ERS in March 2015 and is now developing the democratic innovations strand of ERS work, looking at how new modes of deliberation and participation can help build a better democracy. He obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Glasgow and an MA from Goldsmiths, University of London. He recently completed his PhD in politics at Queen’s University, Belfast.