About the AEA

You can learn about all about the Association of Electoral Administrators via the links on this page.

Aims and Objectives

Current objectives of the Association The objectives of the Association are: – ♦  to encourage training and education of, and, more generally, the development of experience in, members and to foster the advancement of consistent and efficient administration of electoral registration and the conduct of elections ♦  to promote the knowledge in members by the […]

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History of the Association

Until 1987, contact between officers responsible for organising elections and electoral registration in the UK was minimal; it took place either within county groups on the occasion of county council elections, or the organisation of referenda or some other special reason for bringing like-minded people together. The only other occasions that electoral administrators met was […]

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Management of the Association

The Association is managed through its Board, consisting of the Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Immediate Past Chairman of the Association, together with appointed representatives from each of the Association’s eleven Regional Branches. Day to day management of the Association’s affairs is undertaken by the Management Team, consisting of the Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive, Executive […]

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National Officers

The Association is managed by the officers of the Association, headed by the Chief Executive. The Chief Executive is supported by the Deputy Chief Executive, two Executive Directors and a number of other appointed officers. Providing ex-officio support to the appointed officers are the elected officers – Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Immediate Past Chairman. The […]

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Regional Branches

There are eleven regional branches of the Association covering the United Kingdom. They meet three or four times a year and give their Members the opportunity to discuss matters relating to the conduct of elections and electoral registration as well as the internal workings of the Association. A map of the Branch areas is shown […]

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