The Advertiser reports on more problems coming to light about the elections in Darlington last week, this time to do with counting votes. … Read the full post »
Read about the 2015 local elections, held on the same day as the general election which saw David Cameron win an overall majority.
For a full data series of the annual local election results, see my LocalBase.
The ballot papers had been split between three counting tables but the votes from one table were missed off the total for one candidate . … Read the full post »
A candidate in Kent is challenging the official election result that he received zero votes on the grounds that he voted for himself. … Read the full post »
In Thursday’s elections Sarah Dyke-Bracher regained the Milborne Port ward of South Somerset for the Liberal Democrats with a majority of just one, … Read the full post »
Brilliant result for Dave Hodgson. … Read the full post »
To go with the Lib Dem 2015 general election manifesto, here is the party’s manifesto for the local council elections happening on the same day. … Read the full post »
The Electoral Commission has issued a set of public information films warning voters about electoral fraud, which is a very welcome move give the high profile concerns over fraud in some places. … Read the full post »
Gogglebox stars feature in the new advert from the Electoral Commission aimed at getting more people involved in democracy. … Read the full post »
The Access to Elected Office Fund seeks to provide assistance to candidates with disabilities seeking election to public office. … Read the full post »
Now in force is the Representation of the People (Variation of Limits of Candidates’ Election Expenses) Order 2014 which raises the expense limits for the general election and also for local council elections in England and Wales. … Read the full post »