Electoral Petition in UK Law

  • Recall of MPs Act 2015
    • England & Wales
    • 1 de Enero de 2015
    ...... How an MP becomes subject to a recall petition process How an MP becomes subject to a recall petition process . S-1 . .... . . Northern Ireland . The Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland. . . . (2) References in this Act to a ......
  • The European Parliamentary Election Petition (Amendment) Rules 2014
    • England & Wales
    • 1 de Enero de 2014
    ......-"(4) A petitioner, when making a payment into court on account of security for costs, may do so-(a) if the petition relates to an electoral region other than the combined region, in accordance with rules 7 and 8(1) and (5)(b) of the Court Funds Rules 2011( 3), or(b) if the petition ......
  • Elections (Northern Ireland) Act 1985
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1985
    ......(2) The refusal shall be subject to review on an election. petition but, subject to that, shall be final and shall not. be questioned in any ...) the words ‘(but not the franchise)’, and. the Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1962. , shall have effect. subject to that. (2) ......
  • The Local Government and Police and Crime Commissioner (Coronavirus) (Postponement of Elections and Referendums) (England and Wales) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2021
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2021
    ......S-3. “3 Regulation 9 of the 2011 Regulations (validity of petitions) is to be read during the relevant period as if that period were to be ... 2011 Regulations, the proper officer must use the version of the electoral register (or versions of the registers) which had effect for the area on ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Economic development and mass political participation in contemporary China: determinants of provincial petition (Xinfang) activism 1994–2002
    • Núm. 33-1, Enero 2012
    • International Political Science Review / Revue internationale de science politique
    Rapid economic development has increased mass political participation in market reform China. Many electoral authoritarian regimes with a good record of economic development have experienced the gr...
    ......Many electoral authoritarian regimes with a good record of economic development have experienced the growing participation of elite/middle-class citizens. Under ......
  • Book Review: Comparative: Elites and Identities in Post-Soviet Space
    • Núm. 12-2, Mayo 2014
    • Political Studies Review
    ...... of Cambridge) Party Strategies in Western Europe: Party Com- petition and Electoral Outcomes by Gemma Loomes. Abingdon: Routledge, 2011. ......
  • Information and political institutions
    • Núm. 25-3, Julio 2013
    • Journal of Theoretical Politics
    ...... question by investigating ho w par tisan competition in the electoral arena might induce politicians to implement civil service reforms, rather ... a new lens with which to ev aluate the impact of electoral com- petition and electoral institutions on voter welfare, and they suggest that ......
  • Political party strength and electoral violence
    • Núm. 57-1, Enero 2020
    • Journal of Peace Research
    Existing research on the causes of electoral violence has focused on structural determinants and election-specific characteristics but has paid less attention to the role of political agents that c...
    ......Less attention has been paid to the institutional underpinnings of electoral com- petition. Whereas studies have highlighted electoral rules (Fjelde & Ho ¨ glund, 2016) or strength of constraining institutions (Hafner-Burton, Hyde & ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Legal Challenges Against The 'Blanket Ban' On Prisoners' Vote Continue
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... One such prisoner, who sought to challenge the decision of the Electoral Registration Officer to refuse to register him as a voter, by way of ...Lord Tyre dismissed the Petition for Judicial Review on the basis that a statutory remedy existed that ......
  • EU Referendum Update - Leaflets And Lead Campaigners
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... period marks the conclusion of a busy week during which the Electoral Commission designated In Campaign Ltd (Britain Stronger in Europe) and - ... In response to a petition calling for a debate on the decision to send the leaflet (which will be ......
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