None of the Above

16 Feb 2015

When NOTA wins

This is a guest post by ERS member and NOTA UK researcher Rohin Vadera. The views, opinions and positions expressed within are those of the author alone and do not necessarily represent those of the Electoral Reform Society. The possibility of getting ‘None of the Above’ (NOTA) on the ballot is now changing from being an interesting, though largely ignored, fringe proposal to becoming a reality […]
14 May 2013

Would you back 'None of the Above'?

Following the county council elections we've been hearing a lot about 'None of the Above'. The IPPR recently flagged None of the Above – or NOTA - as a part of their plan to boost youth turnout - making voting for under 24s compulsory, but ensuring there's an option for first time voters to register their disdain for the candidates on offer. The Greeks have the ‘ white ’ option on their ballot; […]