Tagged as elections

138 hours to go!

Democracy Club – In today’s Friday blog: we urge one last push for candidate data for the local elections;

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Through the local elections maze

The Local Democracy Think Tank – LGiU’s Alice Buszard has been gathering information about all the local elections taking place in England this year – and as she recounts here, it is not a simple task.

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But you only work one day a year…

The Local Democracy Think Tank – Peter Stanyon is the Chief Executive of the Association of Electoral Administrators and a former electoral administrator. He highlights the additional frustrations of running two elections at once, one of which was not supposed to happen.

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Elections: Advertising

They Work For You – The Electoral Commission (EC) has a statutory responsibility to promote awareness of elections, including registration.

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Foreign Influence on Elections

They Work For You – My hon. Friend raises an important issue. The Electoral Commission’s regulatory remit is confined in law to UK-based parties and other campaigners.

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Elections

They Work For You – We support elections by providing financial and technical assistance to international organisations that carry out election observations missions; in particular the European Union, the Organization for Security Cooperation in Europe, and the Commonwealth.

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The Boston Building Better Elections Workshop

Toby James writes: Last week, I was one of the co-chairs (with Holly Ann Garnett) of the conference on ‘“Building Better Elections: New Challenges in Electoral Management’, held at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA.

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