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ERS in the Press: November 2020

In a month dominated by coronavirus and a second national...

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Happy birthday to the Electoral Commission – now...

This Monday marks 20 years since the Political Parties, Elections...

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the Prime Minister should be exploring new ways to give power to local communities

Boris Johnson might not like devolution but it’s...

This article was originally published on inews.co.uk. You could dismiss...

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most voters are in the dark about how parties use their data for political purposes

Why we need transparency around the political use...

In recent years, we’ve talked a lot about the rise...

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voters deserve to know who’s targeting them online.

20 years since the Electoral Commission was founded,...

Monday 30th November marks the 20th Anniversary of the Political...

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PR is coming to welsh local elections

Right to scrap First Past the Post won...

Imagine just for a second that local government could be...

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This legislation could revolutionise how local democracy works in Wales

Welsh Parliament to vote on letting councils scrap...

Local government is one of our most important layers of...

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We can’t have a return to the conga line chaos

How MPs are being effectively locked out of...

Commons leader Jacob Rees Mogg has announced a partial return...

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

These US states voted to make elections fairer

In the past two weeks, the flaws of the US...

Around the World

Today the government can bring in the ‘missing millions’ excluded from electoral...

Today MPs have a chance to bring in millions of...

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The government has a chance to right a...

As it stands, the new constituency boundaries will not take...

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“We must be able to see who is pumping money into influencing powerful figures”

How Holyrood can close the lobbying loopholes –...

Scotland’s lax transparency rules are leaving voters in the dark...

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