The Reformer

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

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

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Ian Blackford

PM and ministers challenged over plans to disenfranchise...

The Elections Bill ‘is a solution in desperate search of...

Current Affairs Commentary
Government research half of those without photo ID would not apply for free photo ID

On the anniversary of the equal franchise, new...

The 2nd July is the anniversary of the 1928 Equal...

Current Affairs Commentary
For cash-strapped councils, this policy is an expensive distraction

After a council voted to oppose mandatory voter...

A council in Scotland will write to the Prime Minister...

Developments at the ERS
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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ERS online meeting

ERS General Meeting

The Society’s Council called a General Meeting of members on...

Developments at the ERS
House of Lords

Could the courts shine a light on the...

We’ve long called for an end to the political nepotism...

Current Affairs Commentary
In a General Election, that means tens of thousands of voters being denied a say

Government confirms plans for ‘Elections Bill’ – including...

Among an eclectic mix of changes, the bill will contain...

Current Affairs Commentary
The government is extending political influence over what should be a neutral body

These government plans represent a takeover of our...

Ministers have announced plans that gut the UK’s independent Electoral...

Current Affairs Commentary
House of Lords

There is nothing democratic about these by-elections

While the Conservatives' shock loss in the Chesham and Amersham...

Current Affairs Commentary
A handful of aristocrats are picking who can vote on our laws and claim expenses for life

Britain’s most messed-up ‘elections’ are about to restart

Six aristocrats will join the House of Lords over the...

Current Affairs Commentary