Articles by Peter Kellner
Should there be a referendum on changing Britain’s voting system? Alan Johnson and others have mooted such a vote. Last weekend a report in the Observer said that "cabinet sources" were floating...
Direct democracy is back in fashion, seen as a way of restoring trust in politics. But more referendums, and even votes to sack MPs, are a bad idea—just look at what has happened in California
A new book argues that politics has made American communities more divided than ever. It's right in parts, but for the wrong reasons
Peter Kellner examines the reasons why the pollsters so badly underestimated the Tory vote in the 1992 election and asks whether it could happen again.