UK Election Administrators vote 57% in support of online voting option

57% of delegates at the UK's Association of Election Administrators' (AEA) Annual Conference have voted in support of introducing an online voting option in elections. Taking place this week in Brighton, the Conference brings together election administrators from across the UK. Altogether, 64% voted to support online voting in one form or another. The leading … Continue reading UK Election Administrators vote 57% in support of online voting option

London is headed towards democratic dysfunction in 2020

By Areeq Chowdhury. 2016 witnessed a memorable moment of history for the UK’s capital city when Sadiq Khan was elected the first Muslim Mayor of London.  An outsider when he announced his candidacy, Khan managed to defeat his Conservative rival Zac Goldsmith by more than 300,000 votes, gaining the largest personal mandate of any politician … Continue reading London is headed towards democratic dysfunction in 2020

UK lags behind Nauru, Tonga, Beliz, and Kiribati in voter turnouts

As the sporting world watches the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to see which country will climb to the top of the medals table, WebRoots has created another medals table based on (you guessed it) election turnouts. Rwanda tops the table with a 98.8% turnout in their last election, followed by Nauru, Australia, Singapore and … Continue reading UK lags behind Nauru, Tonga, Beliz, and Kiribati in voter turnouts