Voting Counts in the UniBox!

Voting Counts in the UniBox!

Voting Counts

We are super excited to see our ‘Little Guides to Elections & Voting’ in the UniBox! Our little guides are a great introduction to all things elections and include loads of information about how to register to vote and how to decide which candidate to support. We are really pleased to have them included in the

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What happens when polls close? The Count.

What happens when polls close? The Count.

BriefingsElectionUK Politics

UK Polling Stations are open 7am-10pm on the day of an election, but what happens when those doors close? When the doors close at 10pm the ballot boxes are quickly transported to the location of the count, this is usually a large sports hall within the constituency. When the ballot boxes arrive, their seal is

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Are you a blogger?

Are you a blogger?

Voting Counts

Are you a UK based blogger with a passion for social action? We’d love to connect! We are an organisation which aims to help young adults make informed decisions when voting. It’s the local elections this May so we’re trying to make sure young people are informed and motivated to engage in the elections. We do this

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Elections in 2017

Elections in 2017

BriefingsElection
Local Government Elections - May 4th 2017 In Local Elections you are voting for between one and three councillors to represent your ward on the local council. There are 388 local councils in England and about 20,000 councillors. More Information Mayoral Elections - May 4th 2017 Regional Mayors will be elected in the following areas; Cambridgeshire and Read more
Types of elections.

Types of elections.

BriefingsElection

General Election A national vote held every five years that decides who your MP will be and which party/parties will form a Government. By-Election The election of an MP in a single constituency to fill a vacancy that arises before the next general election. Local Election Elections that take place to choose representatives for local

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Key issues for voters in the EU Referendum.

Key issues for voters in the EU Referendum.

BriefingsEU ReferendumUK Politics

We wanted to share with you this interesting bit of #Brexit research. Following the EU Referendum the British Election Study published research into what voters thought were the most important issues when deciding how to vote in the EU referendum. The interview was conducted in an open ended format, meaning people didn’t choose from set options, they could

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#WorldMentalHealthDay

#WorldMentalHealthDay

2015 ElectionBriefings

Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay, which aims to raise awareness around the issue of mental health. We had a look at what the seven major political parties said about Mental Health in their 2015 election manifestos. (Note: In order to find these points we have searched the key words ‘Mental Health’ in the manifestos and copied all points

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