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Each member state decides the details of the system used to elect their MEPs

How is the European Parliament Elected?

Voters across the EU will be heading to the polls...

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Australia uses two preferential systems to elect their federal representatives

Does Australia use First Past the Post?

Australians head to the polls tomorrow to elect all 151...

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Local leaders need a strong challenge, regardless of which party they come from

Even council leaders are uncomfortable with the ‘one...

May’s local elections in England showed just how unfit-for-purpose the...

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200 years on from the Peterloo Massacre, it’s time to revive the campaign for a real democracy.

‘This is What Democracy Looks Like’: Why campaigners...

Nearly 200 years ago, thousands of working people gathered on...

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A new all-party group has been launched to...

As we get closer to the European elections, here’s a...

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In Havant, the Conservatives won all 11 seats up for election – despite winning fewer than half of the votes

England’s 2019 local elections – The places where...

On 2 May, thousands of people were elected to serve...

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The plans to save Westminster are a missed...

Yesterday the government has published its long-awaited Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration...

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A small, but important, victory for voters

Imprints – finally some action to update our...

In a victory for voters; campaigners; academics; the Digital, Culture,...

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Citizen-led decision making was brought up again and again in fringes and on the conference floor

SNP delegates pack out ERS Scotland fringes

On Sunday at SNP spring conference, delegates showed their interest...

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Australian Senate reforms need to go further to...

Ill-thought-out plans have a habit of coming back and biting...

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Voter ID Required

Local elections: How voter ID trial could undermine...

Here’s something you might not know about Thursday’s local elections:...

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Conservative MPs back proportional representation, arguing First Past...

MPs from across the spectrum made the case for reforming...

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