Monthly Archives: July 2022

‘Damn the secret ballot’: the UK’s public voting system before 1872

This online event was recorded and can be viewed here. As we approach next week’s online event celebrating the 150th anniversary of the act which introduced the secret ballot for municipal and parliamentary elections, it’s perhaps worth looking again at … Continue reading

Posted in Corruption, Elections, Forthcoming events | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Online event marking the 150th anniversary of the Ballot Act

Join the History of Parliament Trust and the Parliamentary Archives on 18 July 2022 in an online event marking the passing of the 1872 Ballot Act, 150 years ago. UPDATE: This event was recorded and can now be viewed here. … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Forthcoming events | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment