Jersey considers online voting as survey finds broad support amongst population

Almost two-thirds (63%) of Jersey voters have stated they are more likely to vote if online voting was an option according to the 2017 Jersey Opinions and Lifestyle Survey. The … Continue reading Jersey considers online voting as survey finds broad support amongst population

Open letter: Youth organisations unite behind call for online voting

To the incoming Prime Minister, The UK has just finished taking part in its biggest democratic exercise for a generation. Overall voter turnout may have reached 72% but not amongst … Continue reading Open letter: Youth organisations unite behind call for online voting

It’s not what we decide on Thursday that’s worrying me. It’s how.

By Nathalie Hulbert. Young people are being wrongfully underrepresented, and for no good reason. With the EU referendum fast approaching, it would appear that the younger and older generation are becoming increasingly … Continue reading It’s not what we decide on Thursday that’s worrying me. It’s how.

What referendum? How the credibility of British politics pivots on a developing democracy

By Joe Carton. It’s Thursday, 23rd June 2016. 7:00am. Two weeks into the European Championships and four days before the start of Wimbledon. The alarm on your phone rattles the … Continue reading What referendum? How the credibility of British politics pivots on a developing democracy

Intergenerational unfairness: online voting is key to strengthening the voice of Britain’s disillusioned youth

By Joe Carton. The British political system is painfully neglecting the country’s youth. Choosing to pander to the baby boomer generation with generous offerings of a pension ‘triple lock’ and … Continue reading Intergenerational unfairness: online voting is key to strengthening the voice of Britain’s disillusioned youth

The 2015 Election: Illustrating the need for a digital age of politics

By Nick Kajkowski. The general election has now been and gone marking the end of a turbulent five years of history. For many people it has resembled a continuing saga … Continue reading The 2015 Election: Illustrating the need for a digital age of politics

Study finds that online voting would be the most popular method in the UK

New insights published by polling company Opinium has found that, if introduced in the future, online voting would be the most popular method of voting in the UK. Opinium conducted … Continue reading Study finds that online voting would be the most popular method in the UK

Lib Dem Minister ‘would be very happy’ to see online voting piloted

Liberal Democrat Minister, Tom Brake MP has this week said that he would be ‘very happy’ to see online voting trials take place in the UK. Brake, the Deputy Leader … Continue reading Lib Dem Minister ‘would be very happy’ to see online voting piloted

Women are at risk of falling off the electoral register – and out of the political debate

By Councillor Abena Oppong-Asare. As we take the time to recognise and celebrate the achievements of women today, it’s important to recognise the low turnout of women at the last … Continue reading Women are at risk of falling off the electoral register – and out of the political debate

Lithuanian Government approve bid to allow online voting in elections

It has been reported that the Lithuanian Government has approved a proposal put forward by Members of Parliament to introduce an online voting option in elections.  This covers Presidential, Parliamentary, … Continue reading Lithuanian Government approve bid to allow online voting in elections