Category Archives: Electoral Commission

Electoral fraud: high stakes highlighted in new report

2016 saw an unprecedented number of polls with important elections held across the whole of the UK in May, a referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU in June, and numerous parliamentary by-elections. We have recently published data on … Continue reading

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Supporting those without a doorstep of their own to register to vote

Are you an organisation that works closely with those who are homeless or living in temporary accommodation? Find out how you can support them to register to vote in the upcoming local elections on 4 May… Continue reading

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Don’t be left in the background – get #ReadyToVote

With just one week to go, find out how you can ensure young people across Scotland are #ReadyToVote for the Scottish council elections this May… Continue reading

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My day at the Electoral Commission

As an Electoral Services Officer in a small local authority I’ve always viewed the Electoral Commission as a bit of an ivory tower, a faceless organisation far removed from the electoral frontline… Continue reading

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Never underestimate the power of the ballot box

2016 has been the year that democracy reasserted itself. In June, voters across the UK took part in a historic referendum, the outcome of which has profoundly changed our relationships with 27 other nations. Last month, after an 18 month … Continue reading

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Electoral Commission’s Strategic Review – Here’s what you had to say…

At the Electoral Commission, we aim to put voters at the heart of everything we do. To make sure that voters can continue to have confidence that the electoral process and party funding regime are run to high standards of … Continue reading

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One Year In – Election Reflections

Today I mark one year at the Electoral Commission. As I look back on what has been a busy 12months, three reflections emerge… 1/ Staying focused on the voter – It is hard to think of a more jam-packed UK … Continue reading

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