News releases and statements
This page contains our latest news releases. You can also find releases from previous years about key announcements and information.
Many of our releases have been archived. Please contact the Media Team on 0207 271 0704 if you need further information or access to these releases.
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Electoral Commission | Electoral Commission statement on allegations regarding Conservative Party spending return for 2015 General Election
The Electoral Commission has today (28 April) announced that as part of the investigation launched on 18 February 2016 into Conservative Party campaign spending returns, it has requested that the Crown (CPS) Prosecution Service and the police consider applying for an extension to the time limit available to pursue criminal prosecutions.Section: JournalistType: News release28-04-2016
Today (Friday 15 April) marks the start of the official EU referendum period, where the rules that campaigners must follow at the referendum on issues such as spending and working together come into force.Section: JournalistType: News release15-04-2016
Electoral Commission | Electoral Commission designates ‘Vote Leave Ltd’ and ‘The In Campaign Ltd’ as lead campaigners at EU Referendum
Electoral Commission designates ‘Vote Leave Ltd’ and ‘The In Campaign Ltd’ as lead campaigners at EU ReferendumSection: JournalistType: News release13-04-2016
Electoral Commission | Time is running out: Facebook and the Electoral Commission to remind voters to register before it’s too late
Facebook and the Electoral Commission have teamed up to remind voters across the UK to register to vote in the forthcoming elections taking place on Thursday 5 May 2016.Section: VoterType: News release12-04-2016
Electoral Commission | Electoral Commission statement on UK Government leaflet ahead of EU Referendum
Electoral Commission statement on UK Government leaflet ahead of EU ReferendumSection: JournalistType: News release07-04-2016
Electoral Commission statement on designated lead campaigner applicationsSection: JournalistType: News release01-04-2016
Electoral Commission | Over one million applications to register to vote since February - millions more still missing!
Over one million (1,016,823) applications to register to vote have been made since 1 February.Section: JournalistType: News release23-03-2016
Channel 4 has today released a new advert for the launch of an Electoral Commission campaign to encourage more young people to register to vote ahead of the elections in May – before the deadline on April 18th.Section: JournalistType: News release18-03-2016
As part of its regular monthly casework update, an important part of its commitment to ensuring transparency in the UK’s political and party funding systems, the Electoral Commission has today published details of two separate concluded investigations where sanctions have been applied.Section: JournalistType: News release15-03-2016
Electoral Commission | Don’t lose it! Major campaign launched to get missing millions registered to vote
A major national advertising campaign by the Electoral Commission has launched today across the UK. The campaign aims to encourage voter registration ahead of the upcoming elections in May.Section: JournalistType: News release14-03-2016