Want to help Voting Counts?

Want to help Voting Counts?

2017 ElectionVoting Counts
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.

BriefingsInterviews

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!

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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