Ballot papers in Wales will now be written in both Welsh and English from this year's local council elections.
Councils in Wales have welcomed a new White Paper on local government reform which includes proposals to allow 16-year-olds to vote.
Extra payments for senior council officers to administer elections should be abolished, a report has said today.
The Liberal Democrats scored a number of victories against both the Conservatives and Labour in the first council byelections of the year.
Paul Wheeler on why the Government's plans requiring voters to present identification upon voting are in danger of becoming a form of voter suppression.
Political parties should ensure 45% of all MPs and councillors are female by 2030 or face financial penalties, a report has argued today.
Social care budgets could face a £500m ‘black hole’ because councillors will be reluctant to increase council tax in the face of elections, analysis reveals.
The surprise result of the US election can show local government much about how to engage with local communities, argues Claire Fox.
London’s complex mayoral election system ‘confuses’ voters and should be reformed, election review panel says.
The minister for the constitution has launched an electoral canvass pilot that could potentially save up to £20m.