FINAL REPORT – English Mayoral Elections 2022

Democracy Volunteers deployed 40 observers across all the mayoral elections on 5th May 2022. They were: Croydon 6 ObserversHackney 4 ObserversLewisham 6 ObserversNewham 6 ObserversSouth Yorkshire 4 ObserversTower Hamlets 10 ObserversWatford 4 Observers These observers formed teams of two and attended 390 polling places. These observers spent between 30 minutes and 60 minutes at each … Continue reading FINAL REPORT – English Mayoral Elections 2022

FINAL REPORT – Northern Ireland Assembly Elections 2022

Democracy Volunteers deployed 32 observers across Northern Ireland on 5th May 2022. These observers formed teams of two and attended 436 of the 1345 polling places (32.4%). Observers spent between 30 minutes and 60 minutes at each polling venue observing the process and then completed one or more surveys for each polling venue, dependant on … Continue reading FINAL REPORT – Northern Ireland Assembly Elections 2022

Preliminary Statement – Denmark Kommune and Regional Elections 16/11/21

Democracy Volunteers deployed 20 observers across Denmark in yesterday’s local and regional elections. Overall, the election was very well administered giving voters free and open access to the voting process. As a member of the Global Network of Domestic Election Monitors (GNDEM), Democracy Volunteers has an agreed code of conduct for observers. All observers are … Continue reading Preliminary Statement – Denmark Kommune and Regional Elections 16/11/21

SPECIAL ELECTION REPORT – Blind and Partially Sighted Voters in London

Blind and Partially Sighted Voters continue to face extensive challenges in aspects of voter registration, polling day operations and having equal access to a secret ballot as other voters.We believe the various court cases that have stated that access for blind and partially sighted voters is ‘‘a parody of the electoral process”. The secret ballot … Continue reading SPECIAL ELECTION REPORT – Blind and Partially Sighted Voters in London

FINAL REPORT – European Parliamentary Elections (UK & Netherlands) 23/05/19

Democracy Volunteers deployed two teams to observe the national elections to the European Parliament in the UK and The Netherlands. A third team was deployed to the same elections in Belgium, which features in a separate, forthcoming report. Because of the ongoing debate concerning the UK’s membership of the European Union a decision was made … Continue reading FINAL REPORT – European Parliamentary Elections (UK & Netherlands) 23/05/19