UK Labour leader commits to introducing a ‘digital democracy’

UK Opposition Leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has pledged that if elected under his leadership, the Labour Party will use digital advances to improve access to political information and engagement. This morning, the Labour Leader launched his 'Digital Democracy Manifesto' from Newspeak House in Shoreditch. In his speech, Corbyn discussed the current need to "democratise the internet" and announced that Labour would … Continue reading UK Labour leader commits to introducing a ‘digital democracy’

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

Secure online voting will be used in the Labour leadership election

Procedural guidelines published by the Labour Party this week have outlined that 'secure electronic voting' will be an option in the upcoming Labour leadership and deputy leadership elections.  This follows their adoption of online voting last year in internal elections for their National Executive Committee. The UK Labour Party are electing a new leadership team … Continue reading Secure online voting will be used in the Labour leadership election