The UK Government has rejected the request from a number disability charities and voters with disabilities to pilot an online voting option in elections. Following last year’s consultation ‘Access to … Continue reading Government: Disabled voters too ‘vulnerable’ to be trusted with online voting despite popular demand
The UK Government has launched a call for evidence asking for views on how people with disabilities experience registering to vote and voting itself. In partnership with the members of the … Continue reading UK Government launches consultation on access to elections for disabled voters
By Maya Fryer. On the 12th of July 2017, WebRoots Democracy held a panel discussion related to their latest report, Inclusive Voting, in Committee Room 15, House of Commons. The panel … Continue reading Inclusive Voting: Panel Discussion
Introducing an online voting option in elections is a “necessary” reform in order to prevent a breach of disabled voters’ human rights, according to a new report ‘Inclusive Voting’ published … Continue reading Online voting “necessary” to prevent breach of disabled voters’ human rights
Digital democracy think-tank, WebRoots Democracy, and the Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) are calling on all political parties to commit to introducing an online voting option in elections to … Continue reading WebRoots Democracy and RSBC join forces to call for online voting for vision-impaired voters
by Nathalie Hulbert. #ineedonlinevotingbecause Constitutionally, the Government are not obliged to call another General Election until 2020. According to Theresa May, the British public “do not have an appetite” for one. … Continue reading Why are we still disabling Democracy?
The UK Prime Minister, David Cameron has said in a live interview that he doesn’t have any objection to online voting. Whilst taking part in Sky News’ #AskTheLeaders event this … Continue reading David Cameron says he has ‘no objection’ to online voting
By Victoria Richards. There is a belief, at least in democratic societies, that every individual has a right, and the responsibility, to vote and participate within the civic/political arena. We … Continue reading Votes for All: Ensuring the ‘right to vote’ for disabled citizens