#WebRootsLDN hears calls for online voting, votes at 16, and more diverse candidates

WebRoots Democracy celebrated its one year anniversary this month with a panel discussion in the House of Commons looking at methods of tackling low voter turnouts in London Mayoral Elections. Joining the panel were David Lammy MP (Labour); Councillor Sian Berry (Green Party); Peter Kellner (YouGov); Mita Desai (British Youth Council); Ralph Scott (Demos); and Kenny … Continue reading #WebRootsLDN hears calls for online voting, votes at 16, and more diverse candidates

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Swipe Right to Vote: Can online voting future-proof elections?

On Monday evening, WebRoots Democracy hosted its first ever event as part of Parliament Week entitled "Swipe Right to Vote: Can #onlinevoting future-proof elections?" - a panel discussion with Chloe Smith MP, Amy Lamé, Smartmatic's Mike Summers, #SwingTheVote Campaign Manager Rachel Stroud, and British Youth Council Chair Mita Desai. The hour and a half discussion … Continue reading Swipe Right to Vote: Can online voting future-proof elections?