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ERS in the Press: November 2020

In a month dominated by coronavirus and a second national lockdown in England as well as Brexit negotiations, democratic issues have still been in the news and we’ve continued to be at the forefront of...

Posted 02 Dec 2020

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These US states voted to make elections fairer

In the past two weeks, the flaws of the US electoral system have become plain for all to see. As the dust slowly settles, it’s worth looking at some results that aren’t the presidential race....

Posted 13 Nov 2020

Five US cities scrap First Past the Post and bring in preferential voting