Blogs

  • eSTV and vote counting software

    Electronic voting software has demonstrated enormous potential for streamlining the elections process, improving cost-efficiency and offering greater security. 

    This week’s article takes a look at electronic voting software, its... read more

    2 years 8 months ago by Admin
  • Gamification and its role in democratic engagement

    There has been a great deal of recent discussion concerning methods of encouraging voter participation. These range from community-led events, such as Bite the Ballot’s recent National Voter Registration Day, to the introduction of innovative... read more

    2 years 11 months ago by Admin
  • AGMs and handheld voting

    An Annual General Meeting (AGM) is an important event for an organisation; it is a key function of the relationship between an organisation and its members or shareholders. At Electoral Reform Services, we assist over 100 organisations annually... read more

    3 years 1 month ago by Admin
  • Case Study: Election process overview video

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    3 years 2 months ago by Admin
  • CASE STUDY: The evolution of voting

    ERS has been administering ballots for over 100 years; in that time we have seen many changes to voting methods and materials, this week’s blog takes a look at some of the more significant developments. Below is a photo of vote counting at ERS... read more

    3 years 2 months ago by Admin
  • MEMBERSHIP: Digital democracy discussion with the IofAM

    The Institute of Association Management (IofAM) is an independent professional body made up of managers and senior staff responsible for the management, development and governance of trade bodies, professional institutes, societies, chambers of... read more

    3 years 3 months ago by Admin
  • CASE STUDY: Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union / Multi-channel voting

    Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union (SHSU) had a requirement to administer their by-election for the positions of LGBT+ Rep, Disabled Student Rep and NUS Delegates. A referendum question on changes to the elected Officers and Union Rep roles was... read more

    3 years 4 months ago by Admin
  • MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATIONS: Membership profiling

    Taking a holistic view of democracy is important to us at Electoral Reform Services and we have close working relationships with a variety of regulatory bodies across different sectors. We also work with our clients to help them better... read more

    3 years 9 months ago by Admin
  • MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATIONS: Appeal Management

    Engaging tailored communications

    Understanding your membership in terms of specific interests and preferred communications channels is something we can help you with by utilising our membership profiling tools. Data segmentation,... read more

    3 years 9 months ago by Admin
  • MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATIONS: Digital governance and communication

    How do you get your news in the morning?  Do you listen to the radio, pick up a newspaper or rely on friends to keep you informed? For a growing number of people, the most convenient way to access news is via a phone or a computer. There is... read more

    3 years 9 months ago by Admin