Electoral Commission (@ElectoralCommUK )

Electoral Commission

Bio The Electoral Commission is the independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK
Location UK wide
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Account created 28-05-2009 00:07:32
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Twitter Web Client : See our statement about our visit to The Brexit Party. Using online platforms to receive payments is not new. However, they can open parties and campaigners to additional risk in relation to compliance with UK political finance law electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/journal…

Hootsuite Inc. : Fewer than 1 in 5 people think that the spending and funding of political parties, candidates and campaigning organisations at elections is open and transparent. Find out why we want digital campaigning to be more transparent: ow.ly/ti6X50uw5p0

Hootsuite Inc. : Our research shows that most people consider voting to be safe from fraud and abuse with 88% stating that they felt voting was either very safe or fairly safe. ow.ly/hPW250uvuT0

Hootsuite Inc. : 83% of people are satisfied with the system for registering to vote. Visit our website to see how we track public opinion on voting and democracy in the UK: electoralcommission.org.uk/our-work/our-r…

Hootsuite Inc. : Our research shows 65% of people with a disability think that elections are well run. Hugh, a campaigner for RNIB, has shared his voting experience. Our ‘Elections for Everyone’ report sets out our recommendations for improving accessibility at elections: electoralcommission.org.uk/find-informati…

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Hootsuite Inc. : Our research shows that around 7 in 10 people think that elections in the UK are well run. This is testament to the hard work of electoral administrators and staff at local councils. ow.ly/lion50uvtsz

Hootsuite Inc. : We’ve published information from our annual public opinion survey. Each year we monitor public opinion on voting and democracy in the UK. You can read our key findings here: electoralcommission.org.uk/our-work/our-r…

Twitter Web Client : We have also published details of over £270k of donations and public funds accepted by political parties in Northern Ireland in the first quarter of 2019. This gives a complete picture of reportable political finance in Q1. Read our press release electoralcommission.org.uk/i-am-a/journal…

Twitter Web Client : We have published details of millions of pounds of donations accepted by political parties and regulated donees in Great Britain in the first quarter of 2019. This now gives a complete picture of reportable political finance in Q1. Read our press release bit.ly/2Mhh6L4

Hootsuite Inc. : Our Chief Executive has written on Guardian Opinion about the European Parliamentary elections, problems caused by a short lead-in time, credit the electoral community across the UK deserve for what they achieved and a call for electoral law to be updated
theguardian.com/commentisfree/…