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Observing elections to improve democracy

FINAL REPORT – Lancashire County Council Elections (Pendle) 04/05/17

A team of four observers, registered with the UK’s Electoral Commission, made 33 separate observations in 29 different polling stations across Pendle. Each observation teams was split into pairs to allow for objective … Continue reading

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FINAL REPORT – Surrey County Council Elections (Woking) 04/05/17

A team of three observers, registered with the UK’s Electoral Commission, made 44 separate observations in 31 different polling stations across Woking. Each observation teams was split into pairs to … Continue reading

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FINAL REPORT – West of England Mayoral Election (Bristol) 04/05/17

A team of four observers, registered with the UK’s Electoral Commission, made 73 separate observations in 52 different polling stations across Bristol. Each observation teams was split into pairs to allow for objective … Continue reading

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SPECIAL REPORT – Netherlands Parliamentary Elections 15/03/17

The Dutch parliamentary elections this week were of particular interest to the international media to assess whether the apparent rise of populism in the West might be continued with the success of … Continue reading

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FINAL REPORT – Northern Ireland Assembly Elections 02/03/17

A team of 5 observers, registered with the UK’s Electoral Commission, made 74 separate observations in polling stations across the North Down, Strangford and Belfast East constituencies. This constituted 34.7% of the polling … Continue reading

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INTERIM REPORT – Stoke-on-Trent Central By-election 23/02/17

A team of 3 observers, registered with the UK’s Electoral Commission, made 29 separate observations in 23 different polling stations across the Stoke-on-Trent Central parliamentary constituency. This constituted all of the polling stations in … Continue reading

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INTERIM REPORT – Copeland By-election 23/02/17

A team of 3 observers, registered with the UK’s Electoral Commission, made 19 separate observations in 20 different polling stations across the Copeland parliamentary constituency. This constituted approximately a twenty percent of the polling stations … Continue reading

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