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5 ways politicians and civil society can bolster the strength of our democratic system

Electoral Commission Chair shares perspective with MPs and...

Last month we hosted an APPG for Electoral Reform event...

Current Affairs Commentary
MPs and Peers recognise the benefits of STV when they are the voters

Where is Single Transferable Vote used in the...

Whilst First Past the Post is used for Westminster elections...

Your Questions Answered
Biden won by 7000000 but Trump just needs to gain 44000 in the right places

Changes to First Past the Post style Electoral...

Barring an act of God, 5 November 2024 will see...

Current Affairs Commentary

Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee publish welcome...

Last week, the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee published...

Current Affairs Commentary
The Single Transferable Vote is a tried and tested system

Victory as Ceredigion joins Powys and Gwynedd with...

There was fantastic news for voters coming out of Ceredigion...

ERS Cymru
Democracy Lounge

Democracy Lounge – Belfast Imagine Festival

At this year’s Imagine Festival in Belfast, we’re co-sponsoring the...

ERS Northern Ireland
European Congress of Local Governments

European local government: New ideas of decentralisation in...

I was delighted to be asked to moderate the main...

Around the World
In the whole history of our democracy, we haven’t elected enough women as MPs to even fill the House of Commons

At 35% we still have a long way...

It’s been over a hundred years since some women won...

Current Affairs Commentary
Pursuing Parity

Pursuing parity: New report examines gender quotas across...

Throughout history, the political landscape of the United Kingdom has...

ERS Report Launch
Only Chinas rubber stamping National Peoples Congress is larger than the Lords

Peter Mandelson should save his slimming tips for...

Lord Peter Mandelson found himself in the headlines a couple...

Current Affairs Commentary
We have long held up the Single Transferable Vote (STV) as the gold standard for proportional representation

Who invented the Single Transferable Vote?

The Electoral Reform Society has long held up the Single...

Your Questions Answered
Independent Green Voice is far from what you might expect from the name

Vote splitting trick won’t work with Scotland’s Single...

On March 7th voters in Hillhead in Glasgow will be...

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