The Reformer

100 years since Norwegians elected their first proportional parliament

How do elections work in Norway?

Like most European countries, Norway first adopted proportional representation in...

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Polling Station

Barriers to entry: How do electoral thresholds work?

A common feature of many Party List PR systems is...

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Political football: Italy’s party problems go beyond its...

In this guest post, Dylan Difford takes a look at...

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Preferential voting has become the US' most popular and most bipartisan reform idea

As New Yorkers vote in their first preferential...

Voters in New York City were able to participate in...

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In a two-bloc system, voters decide the relative strengths of factions within the government

The Two-Bloc System: Scandinavia’s Best Kept Secret?

This is a guest post from Dylan Difford who has...

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In Amsterdam a drive-through polling station has been set up for the first time

The Netherlands is going to the polls, but...

Dutch voters have started going to the polls to vote...

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HR1 is one of the most comprehensive attempts at reforming federal election law in US history

How a landmark bill could enhance democracy in...

The 2020 US presidential election and down-ballot races were a...

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There’s much the UK could adopt from the recent Irish proposals

An independent Electoral Commission for Ireland – A...

While in the UK the government has recently threatened our...

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Australian Voting Place

A small change has the potential to make...

In 1918, a seemingly ordinary by-election in the Australian electoral...

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Five US cities scrap First Past the Post and bring in preferential voting

These US states voted to make elections fairer

In the past two weeks, the flaws of the US...

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In both the US and Britain, millions are...

First published in the i newspaper While President Trump looked...

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A study found just 31 credible instances of impersonation out of more than one billion ballots

Papers, please: Why the UK must think again...

Voting is a key cornerstone of any democratic system. Just...

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