electoral registration

7 Jun 2016

It's time to talk about automatic voter registration

Today is the deadline to register to vote in the EU referendum. In most of Europe, that concept would be considered strange. Every election we see the same thing: a huge rush to register to vote a day or two before the deadline. And it will be no less the case today. On Friday alone, 186,000 people applied to register to vote online, according to government data . That compares with the usual 10- […]