Vote rigging in the Eurovision Song Contest

The Eurovision Song Contest has to worry about electoral integrity too, it seems. I have just written a short blog for a website which looks at the popular culture of the contest: Vote-rigging and the Eurovision Song Contest

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Labour announces good news for British elections?

Voter registration is a problem in the UK.  Approximately one in five citizens are not on the electoral register.  When it is reported that only 65% of registered people voted at the 2010 general election, we forget those people who are not on the register in the first place.The Guardian is today reporting that Labour…Read more Labour announces good news for British elections?

Five things that you may (not?) know about voter registration on National Voter Registration Day

Bite The Ballot have made Wednesday 5th February 2014 National Voter Registration Day. This is a great initiative.  There have been citizen-led projects to increase voter registration in the USA for decades.  The UK is only now catching onto the importance of this topic. Here are five things you might may not know about voter…Read more Five things that you may (not?) know about voter registration on National Voter Registration Day