The use of the misleading ‘No Overall Control’ designation means some voters still don’t know who won their local election

My article for Democratic Audit on the media’s lazy reporting of local election results, as evidenced by the use of the ‘No Overall Control’ description for councils without a majority party. This article was first published in 2014 but remains highly relevant today in the wake of recent elections. For instance, Trafford in Greater Manchester…

An election information service fit for BBC 2.0

The BBC could provide integrated and targeted information on all UK elections, helping to strengthen democratic participation. My article for the Open Democracy’s OurBeeb project showed how.