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Electronic Voting

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN 65453, tabled on 24 February 2017

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing provision for remote online voting in areas affected by adverse weather conditions.

Answered on

2 March 2017

Turnout at elections can be affected by a range of factors and it is difficult to apply impacts to any particular factor. We do not make assessments specifically focused on the effect of the weather on electoral turnout.

We have no current plans to introduce online voting.

Answered by

Cabinet Office