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
Tweets 5,6K
Followers 35,1K
Following 1,8K
Account created 28-05-2009 00:07:32
ID 43001521

Hootsuite Inc. : Did you know? 💡

➡️ In Wales, 16 and 17 year olds and foreign citizens can now vote in Senedd elections.

If you know any new voters, let them know they can register to vote now at gov.uk/registertovote

Hootsuite Inc. : Croeso! Welcome!

Wales is welcoming new voters 🗳️

16 and 17 year olds and foreign citizens can now vote in Senedd elections.

➡️ If you know any new voters, let them know they can register to vote now at gov.uk/registertovote

Twitter Web App : Back in March, we wrote about the importance of governments, parties, campaigners, social media companies and regulators working together to deliver change and maintain voter confidence in a digital age thetimes.co.uk/article/the-la…

Twitter Web App : The report advocates many of the Commission’s long-standing calls for action, including reform of electoral law to ensure it is fit for the modern age, requiring imprints on online campaign material, and an increase in the maximum fine for those that break the law

Hootsuite Inc. : Do you work with 14-18 year olds in Scotland?

We’d like you to help shape the development of new political literacy resources for young people in Scotland. Please let us know what you think by taking two minutes to complete our survey ⬇️⬇️

research.net/r/Y8QWP2F

Twitter Web App : There were also a record 61 registered non-party campaigners at last year's general election. 34 of them reported spending £250k or less. Altogether those 34 campaigners spent a total of over £2m.

Twitter Web App : Weve published the spending returns of parties and non-party campaigners that spent £250k or less at last years general election. 58 parties reported spending a combined total of almost £400,000. electoralcommission.org.uk/media-centre/p…

Hootsuite Inc. : Do you work with 14-18 year olds in Scotland?

We’d like you to help shape the development of new political literacy resources for young people in Scotland. Please let us know what you think by taking two minutes to complete our survey ⬇️⬇️

research.net/r/Y8QWP2F

Twitter Web App : We've published this month's update on our concluded investigations. You can find out more about the decisions we made in our press release bit.ly/2Bfoi5f

Twitter Web App : 💚Jane ⭐🌱✌️🖤 Hi Jane. The deadline for parties to submit spending returns if they spent over £250k at last year's general election is today, and we will publish them later this year. You can view candidate spending on our website. Thanks, BP. electoralcommission.org.uk/2019-candidate…

Twitter Web App : In the first three months of this year, political parties reported accepting almost £12m in donations. This compares to just over £9m during the same period in 2019. Read more in our press release electoralcommission.org.uk/latest-uk-poli…

Twitter Web App : This is a welcome and timely look at the regulatory framework on election finance. We look forward to engaging with the Committee and discussing how the framework can be updated to strengthen financial regulation and deliver greater voter confidence. twitter.com/PublicStandard…

Twitter Web App : The Committee CSPL review is an opportunity to look at what the political finance framework should achieve, how it works and what can be improved. Read more in our blog by our CEO, Bob Posner electoralcommission.org.uk/important-new-…

Twitter Web App : The Committee CSPL has launched a welcome and timely review into the regulation of election finance. We look forward to working with the Committee over the coming months. electoralcommission.org.uk/media-centre/s…

Twitter Web App : Our statement on the decision from the Met Police to close its investigation into Vote Leave and Darren Grimes: electoralcommission.org.uk/media-centre/s…