Finances & Funding

the ERS

Finances & Funding


Download our accounts for the year ending December 2015

The Electoral Reform Society (ERS) is an independent campaigning organisation working to build a better democracy. ERS holds a minority shareholding in Electoral Reform Services Limited, which runs ballots, conducts elections and provides related commercial services, but the two organisations are entirely operationally independent.

Electoral Reform Services Ltd (ERSL)

The UK's leading independent supplier of ballot and election services; Electoral Reform Services Ltd, is the Electoral Reform Society’s main funding source in the form of an annual dividend.

ERSL's work includes organising and administering ballots, elections and referendums impartially and independently of any government, political party or other influence. Together with its specialist subsidiary businesses, Membership Engagement Services ( and Xpress Software Solutions (, the group works to enrich democracy through facilitating meaningful research, communication and engagement.

For more information visit their website at