Category Archives: Electoral Commission

2017: A significant year for UK democratic participation

Find out about our new report which examines the 2017 elections from the perspective of those who voted, as well as those who chose not to. What can we learn for 2018? Continue reading

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Time for modernising elections in Wales

The Welsh Government has consulted on modernising the way local elections in Wales are conducted and today we publish our views on these proposals. Continue reading

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Our commitment to working bilingually in Wales

To celebrate International Translation Day our Welsh Language Adviser, Sioned introduces the history of the Welsh language and why we work bilingually in Wales… Continue reading

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Did the Electoral Commission really suggest banning people from voting?

Some recent media reports have suggested the Electoral Commission was calling for ‘social media trolls’ to be banned from voting in our response to the current  Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL) inquiry into intimidation of Parliamentary candidates . 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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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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