Promoting public understanding
of electoral democracy
Welcome to McDougall Trust
McDougall’s main activities are:
Research: encouraging and supporting research into electoral democracy
Quarterly Journal: publishing McDougall Trust's unattributed peer-reviewed journal Representation - Journal of Representative Democracy (in association with Taylor & Francis)
Other Publications: publishing papers and other media including Workshop summaries and videos; the Voting matters online resources on preferential voting systems; and McDougall's occasional blog
Events: providing periodic workshops, seminars and other events on topical electoral democracy issues
Library/Archives: providing the unique resources of McDougall Trust's Lakeman Library for Electoral Studies
McDougall seeks to reach a wide range of audiences, including policy makers, legislators, election organisers, reformers, campaigners, researchers, academics, pollsters, historians, journalists, commentators, members of institutions and associations that aspire to democracy or use election processes, and anyone interested in how democratic societies are - or could be - governed.
McDougall Trust Promoting public understanding of electoral democracy Registered Charity No. 212151
(Arthur McDougall Fund)
Friday 9 December 2016 McDougall Workshop video now on YouTube. Speakers Areeq Chowdhury Chief Executive of WebRoots Democracy and Jason Kitcat Head of Public Affairs at Crunch debate the pros and cons of electronic voting.
Wednesday 9 November 2016 McDougall Workshop video now on YouTube. Speaker Nat le Roux Strategy Director of the Constitution Society
McDougall Trust's Annual Review 2016
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Book Review by Ron Johnston: Paul Whiteley, Harold D. Clarke, David Sanders and Marianne C. Stewart, Affluence, Austerity and Electoral Change in Britain
McDougall Trust's quarterly journal
published in association with Taylor & Francis