PRELIMINARY STATEMENT – UK General Election 12/12/19

Democracy Volunteers has today conducted polling station observations across the UK. Given the high level of interest in the election, Democracy Volunteers accredited and deployed a team of 200 observers across over 120 parliamentary constituencies in all the nations of the UK and all the English regions. The short term observers, recruited from over 40…

FINAL REPORT – Brecon and Radnorshire Parliamentary By-election 01/08/19

A team of 6 observers registered with, and accredited by, the UK’s Electoral Commission made 37 separate observations out of the 93 different polling stations in the Brecon and Radnorshire Parliamentary Constituency. Each observation was conducted in pairs to allow for objective observation, following which the two observers agreed their opinions of the electoral process before submitting data…

FINAL REPORT – Northern Ireland Local Elections 02/05/19

A team of 26 observers registered with, and accredited by, the UK’s Electoral Commission made 320 separate observations across the 1,463 different polling stations (ballot boxes) in Northern Ireland. This constituted approximately 22% percent of all of the polling stations in Northern Ireland. The observer team of 26 was made up of observers from the…

FINAL REPORT – Finland Parliamentary Elections 14/04/19

OVERVIEW The mission deployed in two waves: a core team for up to ten days and the rest of the shortterm observers for the weekend of the election. The mission deployed 12 observers in total which divided into six teams of two on polling day. These observers were all accredited with the Finnish Ministry of…

FINAL REPORT – Peterborough Parliamentary By-election 06/06/19

A team of 4 observers registered with, and accredited by, the UK’s Electoral Commission made 23 separate observations across 49 different polling stations in the Peterborough Parliamentary Constituency. This constituted approximately half of the polling stations in the area, bearing in mind some polling stations have dual arrangements for two polling districts. Each observation was conducted in pairs…

PRELIMINARY STATEMENT – Peterborough Parliamentary By-election 06/06/19

Democracy Volunteers has today conducted observations across the Peterborough parliamentary constituency. Given the high level of interest in the by-election, Democracy Volunteers deployed a team of four experienced observers across the constituency. The observers, working in teams of two, visited 23 polling stations, staying between 30 and 45 minutes in each. In each observation, our…