Online voting would raise turnout by 4.7m and cut the cost-per-vote by 26%

A new report, Cost of Voting, published today, calls for the UK Government to pilot online voting in elections finding that it would save £18m per election and boost voter turnout by 4.7m. A survey of 1,680 people commissioned for the report found that voting online would be the most preferred option for voters under the … Continue reading Online voting would raise turnout by 4.7m and cut the cost-per-vote by 26%

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81% voted online in the Labour leadership election

The new Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has been elected in the largest online voting election in UK history after 422,871 voters took part in the process. Figures released by Electoral Reform Services, who coordinated the election, showed that 81% of these votes were cast online making it the largest online voting election in UK history. … Continue reading 81% voted online in the Labour leadership election