electoral finance

New Zealand should fix its election date in law. Otherwise, John Key needs to tell us when the 2011 election will be held ... and soon.

On Monday I had the pleasure (and I'm not being sarcastic here - it genuinely was a pleasant experience) of talking to Parliament's Electoral Legislation Committee for the best part of an hour about the bills to set up the 2011 referendum on MMP

Stage two of National's electoral finance reform proposals is out—and it looks oddly familiar

The release of National's latest step in its multi-stage public consultation on electoral finance reform takes me back to the topic of my very first Pundit p

Jon explores our democratic deficit, arguing that a democratic summit be convened irrespective of who wins power on Saturday

“A Government that does not know what to do