The potential power of non-voters.

The potential power of non-voters.

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Voting Counts was originally set up to encourage young adults to vote, to do this we set about creating a list of reasons outlining the importance of voting. There are still however thousands of people in the UK who choose not to partake in the democratic process of voting at election time. Election Maps UK

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Scottish Council Elections 2017: Young Voters

Scottish Council Elections 2017: Young Voters

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The Electoral Commission recently published an excellent blog post exploring young adults’ attitude towards electoral participation following the Scottish Council Elections, where sixteen and seventeen year olds were able to vote for the first time. Some of the data they included was really interesting so we wanted to share the highlights with you. Click here

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The Rules of Engagement Podcast – Episode One: Online Voting

The Rules of Engagement Podcast – Episode One: Online Voting

Voting Counts

Welcome to the Rules of Engagement Podcast, the podcast dedicated to political engagement brought to you from Voting Counts! In this first episode, we speak to Areeq from WebRoots Democracy, a campaign to introduce Online Voting in national UK elections. Learn more: www.webrootsdemocracy.org or @WebRootsUK Soundcloud: http://bit.ly/2qME6G0 iTunes: http://apple.co/2pqx2dj

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Want to help Voting Counts?

Want to help Voting Counts?

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The General Election on June 8th is fast approaching, and we know so many people want to help Voting Counts in getting young adults informed about politics and motivated to vote. So we thought we'd make this easy guide to let you know how you could help us out. If you're new to Voting Counts Read more
I’m Rachael, and politics affects me.

I’m Rachael, and politics affects me.

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This is our first blog in a new series that seeks to understand the connections between the political world and our everyday lives. We hope that these blogs will help people discover the way in which politics affects us all, and why political engagement is so important if we seek to protect or even change our

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Voting Counts in the UniBox!

Voting Counts in the UniBox!

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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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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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