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Voters in five local authorities will have to prove who they are before they can cast their vote in council elections next May, the Government has announced.
The Government must rethink the electoral system to address the ‘many weaknesses and contradictions’ within it, a new report has argued today.
The Government has confirmed it will implement plans to make it easier for domestic abuse survivors to register to vote anonymously.
More than 20 million votes had no impact on the result of the 2017 General Election, according to new analysis by the Electoral Reform Society.
Local authorities will now be allowed to use records to help ensure people with a vision impairment receive accessible voting information.
Councils could be allowed to introduce proportional representation for local elections under new proposals unveiled by the Welsh Government.
Modernisation of the registration system for elections is ‘urgently needed’ to ease the burden on councils, commission says.
N. Ireland is set to receive new devolved powers as part of the £1bn deal between the minority Conservative government and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
An investigation has been commissioned by Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council after problems were raised with people voting in the General Election.
The failure for any political party to secure a majority could cause a period of uncertainty and a lack of direction for councils, sector experts have warned.