The #Barnet blog: context and research on today’s polling problems

As the UK heads to the polls for 'Super Thursday' today's headlines are being taken over by events in Barnet.  Reports are that many people are being turned away from the polls because their name is not on the register.  It seems that many polling stations had wrong/incomplete registers.  The Independent are reporting that: 'An estimated…Read more The #Barnet blog: context and research on today’s polling problems

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Our survey of European Electoral Management Boards

Earlier in the month I attended the 13th meeting of Electoral Management Bodies organised by the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, held in Bucharest, Romania.  Leontine Loeber and I presented our proposed research project on 'Improving electoral management: The organisational determinants of electoral integrity'. The aim of the project is to increase the existing…Read more Our survey of European Electoral Management Boards