Is the UK general election running smoothly

I have posted a blog on Eastminster: Toby James provides updates on some of the problems that voters have experienced casting their ballot at the 2015 UK General Election (the blog will be updated during the day). The general election is underway and the polls are open.  It is predicted to be a tightly fought…Read more Is the UK general election running smoothly

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International electoral observers at the UK 2015 general election

As scholars such as Susan Hyde have documented, it is now an international norm for national elections to be observed by overseas government officials and international organisations.  Even governments that intend to deliberately manipulate the electoral process, counter-intuitively, invite electoral observers to document the quality of election. Election observation was once limited to newer democracies…Read more International electoral observers at the UK 2015 general election