The indicative votes on Brexit – what next?

Backbench and opposition MPs took the unprecedented step of seizing control of business in the House of Commons on Wednesday to try and break the Brexit deadline that exists in the country. MPs voted on a range of 8 options including leaving with no deal on 12 April, a second referendum and a permanent Customs … Continue reading The indicative votes on Brexit – what next?

The number of people registering to vote spikes for deadline day

Just a brief blog post to applaud the news that over 500,000 people finally registered on deadline day -  by far the biggest number of people registering in a single day this election. The second highest day was National Voter Registration Day on 5th February, which attracted 166,000 people to register. A lot of this … Continue reading The number of people registering to vote spikes for deadline day

Electronic voting in the UK

Could the traditional polling station and ballot box become a thing of the past? There have been numerous calls over the past year or so for the introduction of electronic voting in the United Kingdom. There are two forms of e-voting: the first is the replacement of the ballot box with some form of touchscreen … Continue reading Electronic voting in the UK