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Joined on June 16, 2008
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We looked inside some of the tweets by @electoralreform and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
5 hours
Average replies
3
Average retweets
34
Average likes
64
Tweets with photos
10 / 100
Tweets with videos
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The government has shown some commitment to protecting the integrity of our elections through the proposed introduction of online imprints - but the success of this is dependent on a strong electoral regulator to enforce these reforms. https://t.co/sVznUgeoYr

Russia report highlights risk of foreign interference in House of Lords https://t.co/sfE2OhdXgh

Willie Sullivan, senior director at the Electoral Reform Society argued that “only serious reform can begin to repair this lack of faith in our democracy” https://t.co/o6zokm0xhc

Lord Fowler told the BBC’s Today Programme: I do think the Prime Minister has got to stop these kinds of mass appointments because I think the public are unimpressed with it…it is not necessary - we don’t need a House of Lords of 830. https://t.co/U5zvhlS6fN

New figures reveal dire levels of regional representation the unelected House of Lords https://t.co/whAx0oTE5t

Britain’s voter registration system is leaving millions on the sidelines https://t.co/vzME799abJ

** https://t.co/Y26mFKnqUD

'It's time to take on challenges of fake news and undue electoral interference'
Darren Hughes, Chief Executive, Electoral Reform Society @electoralreform https://t.co/oUaOmvmaAp

** https://t.co/Y26mFKnqUD 'It's time to take on challenges of fake news and undue electoral interference' Darren Hughes, Chief Executive, Electoral Reform Society @electoralreform https://t.co/oUaOmvmaAp

Britain’s voter registration system is leaving millions on the sidelines https://t.co/vzME799abJ

Hereditary peer by-elections have been paused. They should be scrapped entirely https://t.co/4qBxDxHzsa

Labour for a New Democracy is a new joint project to get Labour behind Proportional Representation. If you are a Labour member, their launch event is on Monday - sign up here: https://t.co/iJUTsM0dx3

Labour members are sick of an outdated voting system, writes @sandyofipswich, setting out the plans of @Labour4PR and joint campaign 'Labour for a New Democracy' with @MakeVotesMatter, @OpenLabour, @CompassOffice and others: https://t.co/sJ608m5iiE

Under Westminster’s broken system, some areas of the country are simply left to wither on the vine. https://t.co/mQsE6j01Mw

This week is London Voter Registration Week. One in four Londoners are estimated to be missing from the electoral roll - and 9 million people GB-wide. It's time for automatic voter registration https://t.co/ufOIzsFa5Y

We may have only seen the ‘tip of the iceberg’ when it comes to potential foreign interference in our elections, since our electoral laws haven’t been updated in 20 years. https://t.co/FKSmZKu6Pj

Britain’s unelected Lords are signing up to speak in huge numbers. Here’s why https://t.co/bWSXIURlqm

This came up in the Lords yesterday with this little joke. The Lib Dems have 88 peers and only 11 MPs - but they got 11.5% in the General Election. Based on this they should have... around 92 peers https://t.co/JH1HJw0okO

This came up in the Lords yesterday with this little joke. The Lib Dems have 88 peers and only 11 MPs - but they got 11.5% in the General Election. Based on this they should have... around 92 peers https://t.co/JH1HJw0okO

One of the impacts of first past the post is people finding it hard to imagine how disconnected popularity and seats actually are. People think Tony Blair did incredibly well in the polls in 1997 and Theresa May did very badly in 2017, but Blair only won 0.8% points more than May

Lord Fowler told the BBC: We don’t need a House of Lords of 830. Even members of the Lords are embarrassed by the size of the bloated chamber https://t.co/Qh5rKh2Rlj

If you use Google News app, you can now follow the ERS' blog on the service https://t.co/qpuM8Qr2ik

Quoted @Baronessjenkin

Well @JamesCleverly please help us @Women2Win and @cwowomen to increase the numbers beyond 25% of the @conservatives MPs. @UKParliament would be a much better place with better gender balance. https://t.co/apeGyXlQHS

We need more women in all our diversity at every level of politics. A first step would be to #Enact106 and require political parties to publish candidate diversity data. #DataDrivesDiversity @Women2Win @electoralreform https://t.co/BpF63pA9H1

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