Elections

Would-be voters turned away from polling stations for not having ID: 'This hurts our democracy'
polling station/ general election
Democracy

Would-be voters turned away from polling stations for not having ID: 'This hurts our democracy'

Activists and campaigners have warned that the new rules are not only unwarranted, they're actually 'damaging our democracy'
Everyone has a right to vote – including homeless people. Here's how you can take part
Craig Westwood

Everyone has a right to vote – including homeless people. Here's how you can take part

Ralph Nader on shaping history, broken American politics and the enduring appeal of Donald Trump
Ralph Nader. Illustration
Politics

Ralph Nader on shaping history, broken American politics and the enduring appeal of Donald Trump

The people of Ecuador voted to protect the planet. Now it’s time for the international community to step up
Dorothy Guerrero and Ivonne Yanez

The people of Ecuador voted to protect the planet. Now it’s time for the international community to step up

The 'Ulez election'? After 8 years of Boris Johnson, Uxbridge and South Ruislip has bigger problems
ULEZ

The 'Ulez election'? After 8 years of Boris Johnson, Uxbridge and South Ruislip has bigger problems

Here’s what the UK can learn from Australia, Sweden, and the US about getting voters to the polls
Politics

Here’s what the UK can learn from Australia, Sweden, and the US about getting voters to the polls

New voter ID rules are blocking local elections voters from casting their ballot
Local elections

New voter ID rules are blocking local elections voters from casting their ballot

Dogs at polling stations bring a smile to local election day
Dogs at polling stations
Local elections

Dogs at polling stations bring a smile to local election day

Local elections: You can still vote if you’ve lost your ID. Here’s how.
local elections

Local elections: You can still vote if you’ve lost your ID. Here’s how.

Exclusive: Councils are rejecting one in 18 applications for the government’s new free voter ID
voter ID
Elections

Exclusive: Councils are rejecting one in 18 applications for the government’s new free voter ID

Voter ID: Everything you need to know about how to vote in May’s elections, and the controversies
voter ID uk
Politics

Voter ID: Everything you need to know about how to vote in May’s elections, and the controversies

Trans, elderly, disabled and Muslim people could be worst affected by new voter ID law, with less than a month until polling day
A caricature of Boris Johnson, Prime Minister, calls for the bill to 'Disenfranchise the disadvantaged' - Make votes matter - A Stop the Elections Bill Protest in Parliament Square.
Local elections

Trans, elderly, disabled and Muslim people could be worst affected by new voter ID law, with less than a month until polling day

What is proportional representation and why have Labour members voted for it?
Elections

What is proportional representation and why have Labour members voted for it?

'Ex-miners are voting Green': Why the Green Party has made gains in industrial heartlands
Green party campaigners in South Tyneside.
Local elections

'Ex-miners are voting Green': Why the Green Party has made gains in industrial heartlands

'Politics needs to be real': Why more independent candidates are standing in this year's local elections
Politics

'Politics needs to be real': Why more independent candidates are standing in this year's local elections

Why you really need to keep an eye on the Northern Ireland election
Stormont
Feargal Cochrane

Why you really need to keep an eye on the Northern Ireland election

MPs vote through ‘deeply depressing’ voter ID laws
voter id
Elections

MPs vote through ‘deeply depressing’ voter ID laws

Voter ID plans could stop a million people from voting, say MPs
voter id
Elections

Voter ID plans could stop a million people from voting, say MPs

Voter ID bill to be debated as report warns it could breach human rights
News

Voter ID bill to be debated as report warns it could breach human rights

Thousands back call for voter ID plans to be scrapped
Politics

Thousands back call for voter ID plans to be scrapped

Campaigners set to take government to court over EU citizens denied a vote
Politics

Campaigners set to take government to court over EU citizens denied a vote

Funding to encourage candidates with disabilities to run in elections returns
Polling station sign
Politics

Funding to encourage candidates with disabilities to run in elections returns