Monthly Archives: March 2014

Why don’t more people vote?

The House of Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Select Committee has invited evidence on  why so many people do not vote; i.e. why voter turnout is so low in most modern elections in the UK. If you would like to … Continue reading

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Make them WANT to vote before making it easier

The Guardian – http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/mar/26/uk-e-voting-elections-electoral-commission-voters – has reported that the Electoral Commission recommends the UK to consider allowing internet voting to increase voting turnout especially among younger electors. As STV Action’s only object is to promote the Single Transferable Vote (STV) … Continue reading

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North Korea 100 – United Kingdom 70

North Korea’s recent general election passed with little comment in the UK, probably because the result was a foregone conclusion. There was only one candidate in each constituency and the only options were “Yes” and “No”. Consequently, it was no … Continue reading

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