Tag Archives: voting

Helping voters find out where to vote

At today’s AEA conference, our Chief Executive Claire Bassett talked about our partnership with Democracy Club and how local authorities can get involved to help voters find better information about elections online. Finding polling stations online We are supporting Democracy … 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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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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Did you know expats will be able to vote in the EU referendum?

Lots of UK nationals who live overseas don’t know that they may be able to take part in the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union. The referendum is due to take place by 31 December 2017, and … Continue reading

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