The Voter ID debate comes to Britain

Yesterday, the voter ID debate took off in Britain.    Here are some analysis on the Democratic Audit blog: 'Christmas is a time for tinsel, presents and major policy announcements about British electoral law, it seems.  Yesterday, the government announced it would accept many of the policy proposals laid out by Eric Pickles in his report…Read more The Voter ID debate comes to Britain

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Returning Officer Payments in Scotland

The Scottish Parliament Select Committee on Local Government and Communities  is undertaking a review of the payments made to Returning Officers for their work at elections. I was asked to give written and oral evidence. Concerns were raised in the media about the amount of money that Returning Officers receive because they are already highly paid…Read more Returning Officer Payments in Scotland