Read about the 2011 local elections, held on Thursday 5 May. On the same day there were also elections to the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland devolved bodies, as well as a referendum on using the alternative vote for the House of Commons and a Parliamentary by-election in Leicester South.


Electoral Commission points finger at media on people’s concerns over electoral fraud

Despite the relatively low level of allegations, 36% of people believe electoral fraud is a ‘very big’ or ‘fairly big’ problem. These people, however, were more likely to have seen stories in the media about fraud… … Read the full post »