Monthly Archives: October 2015

Holyrood rocks!

Hi, I’m Amy Louise Rogers, I am a 16 year old singer songwriter from Dunfermline. On Saturday 24th September I earned the title of Fife and Mid Scotland finalist of Holyrood Rocks – an initiative to raise awareness of the … Continue reading

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Online publication of party registrations.

Prior to 1998, the identity of political parties in the United Kingdom received little protection. As a result, the potential existed for voters to be easily confused by what they were seeing on their ballot papers. Perhaps the best known … Continue reading

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Two weeks in the job…..

Almost two weeks ago on 7 October, I walked through the doors of the Electoral Commission for the first time as Chief Executive. It was a big day for me and for the organisation. The previous Chief Executive, Peter Wardle, … Continue reading

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A global conversation on communications

Working on voter registration campaigns in the run up to important elections can be challenging but extremely enjoyable. What is more fascinating is that the challenges we face in the UK, is also shared by other Commissions and similar organisations … Continue reading

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Our submission to the Government’s review on electoral fraud

Previously on the blog we responded to the announcement that Sir Eric Pickles, the Government’s Anti-Corruption Champion was to undertake a review of electoral fraud As we said at the time, we welcome the opportunity that it presents for building … Continue reading

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