Reports

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

PRELIMINARY STATEMENT – Brecon and Radnorshire Parliamentary By-election 01/08/19

Democracy Volunteers has today conducted observations across the Brecon and Radnorshire parliamentary constituency. Given the high level of interest in the by-election, Democracy Volunteers deployed a team of six experienced observers across the constituency. The observers, working in teams of two visited 37 of the 93 polling stations, staying between 30 and 45 minutes in … Continue reading PRELIMINARY STATEMENT – Brecon and Radnorshire Parliamentary By-election 01/08/19

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

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 … Continue reading FINAL REPORT – Northern Ireland Local Elections 02/05/19

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 … Continue reading FINAL REPORT – Finland Parliamentary Elections 14/04/19

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 … Continue reading FINAL REPORT – Peterborough Parliamentary By-election 06/06/19

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 … Continue reading PRELIMINARY STATEMENT – Peterborough Parliamentary By-election 06/06/19

FINAL REPORT – English Local Elections (including Voter ID Trials) 02/05/19

Democracy Volunteers deployed teams across the four councils conducting Voter ID Pilots on May 2nd. Teams of observers were deployed to Derby, Pendle, Mid-Sussex and Woking. The selection of these four councils was partly based on the specific nature of Derby and Pendle, having previously been identified as areas of concern in the so-called “Pickles … Continue reading FINAL REPORT – English Local Elections (including Voter ID Trials) 02/05/19