The 2019 general election was pitched as a ‘People versus Parliament’ vote, with voters urged to break the Brexit ‘deadlock’ of the past few years. But the so-called deadlock was a crisis of Westminster’s own...
Posted 02 Mar 2020
The way we elect our House of Commons isn’t doing the one thing it was claimed to be good for – delivering decisive results.
Posted 21 Aug 2017
How Ireland has local representatives and a proportional parliament
Posted 26 Mar 2016
The one thing we knew well before polling day was that it would be an incredibly unrepresentative result.
Posted 26 Jul 2015
Lessons in power-sharing from around the world
Posted 26 Mar 2015
Professor John Curtice demonstrates how relatively small shifts in support among the parties can have dramatic effects on the shape of the
2015 Parliament, and therefore the government.
Posted 01 Dec 2014
Looking beyond the 2013 Local Elections. Report by Chris Terry.
Posted 02 May 2013
Report and Analysis by Prof Yvonne Galligan
Posted 25 Feb 2011
Report and Analysis of the 2010 General Election, by Lewis Baston
Posted 06 May 2010
The Society's analysis on the state of democracy in Westminster, local and devolved government.
Posted 01 Apr 2007