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Introducing the ERS General Election Results Hub

Every general election, sites like the BBC, Guardian and Telegraph present live updates of the general election results as they roll in. Yet, despite having the data in front of you, it’s often hard to see the warping effect of our broken...

Posted 09 Dec 2019

Woman using the ERS 2019 Results Hub

Meet the new ERS Council

After a well-contested election, the Electoral Reform Society have a new Council to govern the Society for the next two years. Nearly 850 members took part, with 50 candidates standing for the 12 seats available....

Posted 22 Oct 2019

Hands up voting

ERS in the Press – August 2019

August saw talk of a constitutional crisis come to the fore – and it was a long time coming. The confusion is what happens when a centralised Westminster system and winner-takes-all mentality clashes with the...

Posted 03 Sep 2019

Newspaper Pile

2019 Conference and AGM

In 2019 we hosted our AGM in Manchester, following last years hugely successful event in London. Our free conference featured top speakers, interesting workshops and informative debates – and opportunities to help shape the ERS’...

Posted 11 Jul 2019

lunch