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ERS in the Press – January 2020

Following December’s General Election we have continued to make the case for a fairer, proportional voting system, highlighting the warped nature of December’s results and the negative effect of First Past the Post on our...

Posted 07 Feb 2020

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Ireland beats the UK in satisfaction with democracy

In a new study, researchers at Cambridge University have ranked Ireland among just seven countries worldwide where more than 75% of citizens are content with democracy. This high level of satisfaction ranks Ireland fifth in...

Posted 06 Feb 2020

At 5th, Ireland is far above the UK, which ranks 43rd in the global study