16 and 17 year olds will officially be granted the right to vote for Welsh Assembly (Senedd) elections today, after the Senedd and Elections (Wales) Act receives Royal Assent.
Posted 15 Jan 2020
Hundreds of thousands of Welsh voters are set to ‘hold their nose’ and vote tactically in the General Election on 12th December, according to new polling for ERS Cymru by YouGov.
Posted 29 Nov 2019
Democracy in England is looking ‘glaringly behind the times’, as the Welsh government publish plans to improve participation and upgrade how local elections work.
Posted 18 Nov 2019
Campaigners call for moves to automatic, universal registration in Wales and across UK, amid ‘ticking time bomb’ warning for democracy. For immediate release, Tuesday 8th October Statement from the Electoral Reform Society. Contact Josiah on [email protected] /...
Posted 08 Oct 2019
Statement from Electoral Reform Society Cymru For further details or to arrange an interview please contact Jess Blair on 07773555390 or [email protected] A cross society group of politicians, campaigners and civil society organisations are leading...
Posted 11 Jul 2019
"This could hold us back from creating a parliament that delivers more effectively for the people of Wales."
Posted 11 Jun 2019
The UK government’s approach to major democratic issues like Brexit and devolution have been top-down, piecemeal and have left voters on the side-lines, according to a new report from the Electoral Reform Society.
Posted 29 May 2019
For more information or to attend, contact Jess Blair, Director, ERS Cymru – [email protected]/07773555390 At this year’s Welsh Labour conference Electoral Reform Society Cymru will be hosting two exciting fringe events on the future of Welsh...
Posted 08 Apr 2019
Statement from Electoral Reform Society Cymru, for immediate release Jess Blair is available for comment/interview. Contact 07773555390 or [email protected] Commenting on the tabling of the National Assembly for Wales’ ‘Senedd and Elections (Wales) Bill’ Jess...
Posted 12 Feb 2019
For immediate release, Tuesday 27th November 2018 ERS Cymru Director Jess Blair is available for interview. Contact: 07773555390 or [email protected] Recommendations on how to improve political education have been handed to the Education Secretary, Kirsty Williams...
Posted 27 Nov 2018