There were 260 reported cases of electoral fraud last year, according to a new report from the Electoral Commission.
A new report has found that while the local government electorate grew last year, ‘ambitious reforms’ are required to keep up with the pace of changes.
Members of the London Assembly have accused the police of ‘major failings’ in their investigation of electoral fraud in Tower Hamlets.
Scottish councillors elected in May need to ‘plan effectively’ for the long term and work with their local communities when deciding key priorities, auditors say.
Survivors of domestic abuse will find it easier to register to vote anonymously under new government proposals.
Ballot papers in Wales will now be written in both Welsh and English from this year's local council elections.
Councils in Wales have welcomed a new White Paper on local government reform which includes proposals to allow 16-year-olds to vote.
Extra payments for senior council officers to administer elections should be abolished, a report has said today.
The Liberal Democrats scored a number of victories against both the Conservatives and Labour in the first council byelections of the year.
Paul Wheeler on why the Government's plans requiring voters to present identification upon voting are in danger of becoming a form of voter suppression.