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Tactical voting and electoral pacts are two sides of the same coin

We should be scrutinising candidates and policies. Instead...

Judging by the first week of the general election campaign,...

Current Affairs Commentary
To vote you must be registered by the 26th of November

How do you register to vote and when...

Whilst registration statistics have gone dramatically up since the date...

ERS Cymru
Voters shouldn’t have to change their behaviour to work around first past the post’s failings

What is tactical voting and why is it...

In a Westminster election, tactical voting takes place when a...

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Hung parliaments aren't the problem Westminsters broken system is

What is a hung parliament?

The date is set, and we’re off to the polls...

Current Affairs Commentary
Most voters end up being represented by an MP they didn’t vote for

Three issues that need tackling this General Election

Let’s use this election as a chance to re-build democracy...

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Outside of Westminster, most ways of electing parliaments and assemblies don’t involve wasting so many votes.

Where is proportional representation used in the UK?

Westminster’s voting system is well and truly broken. The system...

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Constitutional Convention

Aberdeen: What is Scotland’s Citizens’ Assembly?

On the 26th and 27th October 100 of Scotland’s citizens...

ERS Scotland
We need emergency legislation to close the electoral loopholes

Could social media warp the next General Election?

Facebook recently triggered a major public debate by changing its...

Current Affairs Commentary

Canada’s election: Last call for First Past the...

It looks like Justin Trudeau has narrowly secured his second...

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Hands up voting

Meet the new ERS Council

After a well-contested election, the Electoral Reform Society have a...

Developments at the ERS

Scotland’s Citizens’ Assembly: What can it do to...

This piece is a guest post from Conor Black. Conor...

Current Affairs Commentary
It’s time to move to a voting system fit for the 21st century

Why our next General Election will be an...

Over the past century, our society and democracy have been...

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