FINAL REPORT – South Wales Central 05/05/16

Issued at 13:00 on Wednesday 18th May 2016. This report covers the observation by a team of 28 observers, registered with the UK’s Electoral Commission. The observation made 239 separate observations in 223 different polling stations across the South Wales Central region of the National Assembly. These covered all three councils which make up the…

Advanced Notice of Report on South Wales Central 18/05/16

Following the recent observation in three council areas in South Wales Central region of the National Assembly for Wales (Cardiff, Rhondda Cynon Taff and the Vale of Glamorgan) we will be publishing our report on Wednesday 18th May 2016 at 13:00. The report is based a series of questions that the observation team were asked…

National Assembly for Wales 05/05/16

Our team of 28 volunteer observers were in South Wales, observing the election across 3 council areas: Rhondda Cynon Taff, the Vale of Glamorgan and Cardiff. These three councils make up the South Wales Central region of the National Assembly for Wales. We will be publishing a full report about the election before the end…

Canadian Federal Elections 19/10/15

In October 2015, a small group of six observers were deployed to the Canadian federal election to conduct research. The team was deployed between Ottawa (Ontario) and Gatineau (Quebec). Data was collected as part of the research programme at the University of Exeter and will be published shortly.

UK General Election 07/05/15

In May 2015, we deployed two separate teams of observers in two constituencies to observe the general election. The two seats were Camborne and Redruth in Cornwall and Exeter in Devon. These two constituencies include within them the two main campuses of the University of Exeter where the observers study. This project was funded by…

US Midterm Elections 04/11/14

A team of six observers returned to New York and Virginia in 2014 to learn about the electoral process. The election which the team observed saw the narrow victory of incumbent Democratic Senator, Mark Warner, to the Senate. The team were also welcomed by staff and students at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg,…

US Presidential Election 06/11/12

In 2012, a team of five observers were kindly invited by the City of Richmond, the state capitol of Virginia, to observe the US electoral process in the United States. We observed 22 polling stations across the city. There was also a senatorial election in Virginia on the same day. Before polling day we discussed…

Scottish Independence Referendum 18/09/14

In September 2014, a team of four observers joined a large contingent of international observers to watch the Scottish independence referendum. The team observed the opening of polls in Edinburgh followed by polling stations in Bannockburn, Fife and Glasgow. As well as the formal observation the team had acquired funding for a film concerning the…