Category Archives: IER for Overseas Voters.

6-11 Million British Citizens unable to Vote.

The link below to the BBC News article “Q&A: Changes to the way people register to vote”, provides answers to the key questions on what the introduction of Individual Electoral Registration (IER) will mean for future elections. It is said … Continue reading

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Overseas Voters and Electoral Registration and Administration Bill.

As reported in Hansard below, a second reading of The Electoral Registration and Administration Bill was moved in the House of Commons on the 23rd May, 2012 and received two early interventions concerning the case of overseas voters. Mr Denis … Continue reading

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Most Countries Operate a System of IER but not the UK!

Most democratic countries today operate a system of Individual Electoral Registration (IER) rather than the Household Electoral Registration (HER) still employed in the UK (see lines 7 – 8, page 3 of the article by Toby S James on “Introducing … Continue reading

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IER for Overseas Voters

One reason why registration rates for overseas voters are so low is illustrated by research below into Individual Electoral Registration (IER). A change to IER from their former and compulsary Householder Electoral Registration (HER), is already required of British citizens moving  abroad to … Continue reading

Posted in Electoral Commission, Expat Voter Registration, Global British Representation, Harry Shindler's Human Right to Vote, IER for Overseas Voters., Lack of Government respect, Older Generation More Impacted, Representation encourages overseas voters, UK vs French Parliament 2012, Voting Rights, Younger Generation Voters | 2 Comments