At first glance, the story from Canada of a political campaigner caught removing a leaflet from a rival sounds like the sort of story that crops up every now and again. … Read the full post »
Read about how UK elections are run, including changes to the law and what the regulator, the Electoral Commission, has got up to.
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The Crown Prosecution Service has authorised police to charge Jonathon Seed with making a false declaration in the nomination papers for the Wiltshire 2020 Police and Crime Commissioner elections. … Read the full post »
“You don’t strengthen our democracy by making it harder for people to vote” – Alistair Carmichael. … Read the full post »
An update on financial saga around Northampton Town Football Club, which earlier this year resulted in seven people being charged over donations made to the Conservative Party in 2014. … Read the full post »
Seven people have been charged with electoral offences by police investigating a missing £10.25m loan to Northampton Town Football Club. … Read the full post »
Cllr John Robertson has resigned his seat – only to say he will stand again in the by-election triggered to fill the vacancy. … Read the full post »
It is going to cost over £1 million to run a new election for the Wiltshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) due to the Conservative… … Read the full post »
Some voters in the marginal Fletton and Woodston Peterborough ward were told they had only one vote when they actually had two. … Read the full post »
A dramatic twist ahead of the count for Wiltshire Police and Crime Commissioner with legal problems for the Conservative candidate. … Read the full post »
Not come across anything quite like this before: a whole batch of voters wrongly asked to vote in a neighbouring ward: Approximately 1,200 voters from the Brookside area were incorrectly allowed to cast their ballots for the neighbouring Stirchley ward of Stirchley and Brookside Parish Council. Votes had to be removed by hand after 500 … Read the full post »