Elections could not happen without the hundreds of thousands of people who give up their time to staff polling stations and ensure votes are issued, cast & counted. These poll workers are a crucial resource for electoral officials and many countries experience problems recruiting sufficient numbers of poll workers. Indeed, approximately 120,000 people are estimated to…Read more Why do poll workers volunteer?
The number of people on the UK electoral register has been in long-term decline. It was estimated that up to 7.5 million people were not registered in 2014. At the end of the transition to individual electoral registration, there are another 1.4 million fewer names on the register. Dramatically, the number of attainers, our…Read more New report: Getting the missing millions back on the electoral register