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Votes per MP 2019

Westminster’s voting system is bankrupt. It’s time for...

Millions of voters unrepresented. An unjust majority on a minority...

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Elizabeth Tower building works

Parties respond to ERS call to make electoral...

Earlier this week, the ERS wrote to all the main...

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In many parts of the UK there isn’t much of a contest this election

Three ways Westminster’s voting system has skewed the...

Though we are still a couple of days away from...

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Woman using the ERS 2019 Results Hub

Introducing the ERS General Election Results Hub

Every general election, sites like the BBC, Guardian and Telegraph present live updates of the general election...

Developments at the ERS
Huge parts of this country are effectively competition-free zones

14 Million Voters Are In Seats That Haven’t...

Nearly 14 million voters are in seats that have not...

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The Electoral Commission is not an all-encompassing democracy watchdog

What does the Electoral Commission do?

The Electoral Commission is an independent body established in 2001....

Your Questions Answered
The number of MPs in parliament are in proportion to the votes cast

What is proportional representation?

Parties from across the political spectrum are lining up against...

Your Questions Answered
TV debates have a much longer history in Canada, having taken place since 1968

What can we learn from Canada’s Leaders’ Debate...

This election’s televised leaders debates have taken place against a...

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Record-breaking 30% of the public plan to vote ‘tactically’ in the General Election

Is this the ‘hold your nose’ election? Record-breaking...

Polling from BMG research for the Electoral Reform Society has...

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It is time to talk about our democracy

Democracy Day: On December 5th, it’s time to...

Few would say with honesty that Westminster is working. So...

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“The conduct of our elections online is currently a ‘Wild West’”

Google starts to open up on political ads...

New rules have just come into force at Google, banning...

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Thomas Wright Hill

The quest for fairer voting

The first recorded election under a proportional representation (PR) system...

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