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Local elections 2019: uncontested seats mean thousands of voters will be denied their democratic rights

Simpson, Ian (2019) Local elections 2019: uncontested seats mean thousands of voters will be denied their democratic rights. Democratic Audit Blog (18 Apr 2019). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Uncontested and under-contested council seats in English local elections mean that in areas where one party dominates, many voters face little or no choice about who their councillors are. Ian Simpson from the Electoral Reform Society argues that the solution to this democratic deficit is to reform the electoral system.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2019 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2021 17:30
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 00:01
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/108114

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