Author Archives: The Electoral Commission

How we set up a campaign in 12 working days

Here is the story of how we went from snap UK general election announcement to campaign launch in just 12 working days… Continue reading

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Making your first time count

This is what we found out about the voting attitudes of 16- and 17-year-olds in Scotland… Continue reading

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Why the annual canvass ensures you’re able to have a say in our democracy

You may have recently received, or will soon receive, a form asking you to check the accuracy of information held by elections staff at your local authority. Continue reading

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Change needed on voter registration before next general election

June’s general election saw the largest ever electorate for a UK-wide poll with an estimated 46.8 million people registered to vote. The public’s willingness to engage in democracy is both clear and encouraging, but the system which supports voter registration … Continue reading

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5 things you need to know about voting in the UK general election

Don’t miss out on the essential information you need to vote with confidence in tomorrow’s UK general election… Continue reading

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Crimestoppers partnership: Inspiring confidence in the handling of electoral fraud

You can help us to stand up to electoral fraud and ensure that the people who might try to commit this type of offence are held accountable. Continue reading

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Regulating election campaign spending

By Sir John Holmes, Chair, UK Electoral Commission The last weeks have seen significant coverage of the issue of the regulation of political campaigning, much of it focusing on two sets of linked, but very different investigations. The Electoral Commission … Continue reading

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