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 winning 70% of the 9,227 votes cast. Votes were cast 'predominantly online' with voters also able to take part via post. The number of those who … Continue reading Zac Goldsmith wins online vote to be the Conservatives’ London Mayoral candidate

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Online Voting: Time to drag our democracy into the 21st century

By Sadiq Khan MP. The way we run our democracy is stuck in a time warp.  If we are serious about raising turnout at elections and getting more people involved in the way our country is run, then we need to do all we can to drag our democracy into the 21st Century. We still … Continue reading Online Voting: Time to drag our democracy into the 21st century

Labour announce plans to introduce ‘electronic voting’

In his speech to the Labour Party conference in Manchester today, Labour's Shadow Justice Secretary, Sadiq Khan announced that should the Labour Party win the General Election in 2015 they will introduce 'electronic voting'. After commenting on the Scottish independence referendum, Khan, who is tipped to be a Labour candidate for the 2016 London Mayoral … Continue reading Labour announce plans to introduce ‘electronic voting’