Conservative leadership candidate backs online voting for elections

During a Twitter question and answer session, Conservative leadership candidate and current Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt MP, said that enabling people to vote online in elections “must be possible”. Responding … Continue reading Conservative leadership candidate backs online voting for elections

Conservatives pledge to “retain the traditional method of voting by pencil and paper”

The Conservative Party have pledged to “retain the traditional method of voting by pencil and paper” in their manifesto for the 2017 General Election as part of their plans to … Continue reading Conservatives pledge to “retain the traditional method of voting by pencil and paper”

Conservatives to elect next UK Prime Minister in online voting election

Following the resignation of David Cameron in the aftermath of the EU referendum, the Conservative Party are to elect a new leader and Prime Minister for the United Kingdom. Similar … Continue reading Conservatives to elect next UK Prime Minister in online voting election

UK Government ‘has not ruled out’ introducing online voting

The UK Government has not ruled out introducing online voting for elections, according to the Constitutional Reform Minister, John Penrose MP. In an interview with the Local Government Chronicle, Mr … Continue reading UK Government ‘has not ruled out’ introducing online voting

Zac Goldsmith wins online vote to be the Conservatives’ London Mayoral candidate

Zac Goldsmith, MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston, has been elected as the Conservative Party’s candidate for London Mayor in 2016 in an online ballot. Goldsmith beat his rivals … Continue reading Zac Goldsmith wins online vote to be the Conservatives’ London Mayoral candidate

Which Scottish #indyref campaign is leading on social media?

With just over two weeks to go until Scotland decides it’s future in the Independence Referendum, WebRoots Democracy has analysed the social media followings of the two official campaigns who … Continue reading Which Scottish #indyref campaign is leading on social media?

Far-right party, Britain First, now has the largest social media presence

In the run up to the 2015 General Election, WebRoots Democracy will be analysing the social media followings of the main political parties and publishing monthly ‘Election by Social Media’ results. This analysis … Continue reading Far-right party, Britain First, now has the largest social media presence

Election by Social Media

In the run up to the 2015 General Election, WebRoots Democracy will be analysing the social media followings of the main political parties and publishing monthly ‘Election by Social Media’ results. This analysis … Continue reading Election by Social Media