Posts Tagged ‘Online Voting’

Should the UK call time on fixed-term elections?

Should the UK call time on fixed-term elections? Ben Saunders, University of Southampton The UK is having what might be called a constitutional moment. In the wake of the Scottish referendum and after nearly five years of coalition government, the fundamental rules of the political game are up for negotiation. That includes the unelected House…

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Online Voting Client Case Study

Choice Voting have been working with UCU- The University and College Union (UCU)  to administer a set of 3 elections running concurrently. These elections cover electing the UCU annual Committee members. We caught up with Edward Bailey, the head of campaigns at University College Union to ask him about his reasons for working with Choice Voting.…

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Votes for 16-year-olds should be based on wider evidence

Votes for 16-year-olds should be based on wider evidence, not just a need for participation Andrew Mycock, University of Huddersfield and Jonathan Tonge, University of Liverpool The announcement that 16 and 17-year-olds in Wales will be given the right to vote in local council elections comes as part of a wider package of proposals to…

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Digital voting is a game changer

Digital voting is a game changer but we have to get it right If successful, electronic voting poses a serious threat to the great British queue. Ruth W Steve Schneider, University of Surrey The UK may be taking its first, tentative steps towards introducing online voting with the establishment of a Commission on Digital Democracy.…

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Which online tools can really help you decide how to vote?

Which online tools can really help you decide how to vote? Undecided? Have a punt online. Shutterstock political gamble Ben Worthy, Birkbeck, University of London Away from the ground war in the streets and air war in the mainstream media, the 2015 election is, in many ways, an online affair. The parties are spending big…

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