The UK Cabinet Office published a report last week on the attitudes of under-represented groups towards electoral registration and individual registration. It was written by the consumer marketing company NFK-NOP.Legislation to change the way that UK citizens register to vote is working its way through Parliament. Registration rates have been falling dramatically in the UK.Some…Read more NFK-NOP publish report on improving electoral registration
Online voter registration was in the news last week.In the US state of Washington citizens will be able to register to vote via Facebook. This will use a piece of software developed specially by Facebook and Microsoft.Meanwhile, in Britain, it was reported that Harrow has become the first local authority to allow online re-registration for those already on…Read more Is online registration a wolf in sheep’s clothing?
In the 2010 general election, the electoral system was said to have heavily advantaged the Labour party. Sounds unfair? Perhaps. This very useful video explains why.