What to put on the ballot paper? Seven options for a second referendum
The “people’s vote” campaign could succeed—but what question to ask voters?
David Butler: The quality of politicians at the moment is depressing
The inventor of the swing-o-meter on lunch with Churchill, his biggest regret, and remembering the 1931 general election
New: Labour losing support in "most strongly working-class" seats
Labour’s offer must have as much appeal in Stoke as in Stoke Newington
The website “TheyWorkForYou” is changing British politics
And not always for the better
Online voting could increase youth turnout—so it’s unlikely the Tories will introduce it
Meanwhile, voter ID proposals could dissuade marginalised groups further
Foreword: February 2017—Don’t take democracy for granted
An elitist assault on people power is on the way. It must be resisted
The state of democracy: voting out
The ballot box is under pressure in many parts of the world, as two new books attest. After the electoral shocks of 2016, stand by for a new intellectual assault
Listen: Headspace #5—democracy under attack
The fifth edition of Prospect's monthly podcast
Why are constituency boundaries being redrawn?
And why will the Labour Party suffer?
CBI protest: the Out campaign won’t win by rebelling
New polling shows voters think leaving the EU is a big risk
How can Labour get its supporters voting?
The party appeals to many people who intend to vote for it but don't end up doing so
General election 2015: when to vote tactically
Polls suggest that a record number of people are considering voting on tactical grounds