Read about what the regulator for elections and political finance in the UK, the Electoral Commission, has got up to. It was created in 2000 by the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act (PPERA).

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New law comes into force allowing local council candidates to withhold full address from ballot paper

As previously trailed, new rules have now come into force to allow local election candidates to withhold their full address from publication on ballot papers. … Read the full post »