Voter registration reform is being discussed in many countries. What improves register quality? Holly Ann Garnett and I evaluate electoral register quality in 159 countries in a new research paper. We find that automatic voter registration ('AVR') improves *both* completeness and accuracy. This is significant because many contemporary debates suggest that there is often a…Read more Automatic voter registration is the key for better registers, new article shows
Election-day registration in Britain: an idea whose time has come?
Earlier in the month the Labour Party suggested that we should consider election-day registration in the UK. This is something that I have thought would make a good evidence based policy. This week I have published my thoughts on Eastminster and the Democratic Audit this proposal.You can also view my evidence to the parliamentary select…Read more Election-day registration in Britain: an idea whose time has come?