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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Why Vote? US Edition.

Why Vote? US Edition.

(Source: Reported Voting and Registration, by Sex and Single Years of Age: November 2012)  Who do you think politicians listen to? Although these figures relate to Presidential Elections in particular, the pattern that they present can be seen across elections at many levels of government, at both state and federal level. Politicians are likely to

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Spotted! Imperial War Museum: Women & the Vote!

Spotted! Imperial War Museum: Women & the Vote!

Voting Counts
On a recent visit to the Imperial War Museum we spotted these fantastic artefacts which encouraged women to vote for the first time in the election of 2018. These artefacts formed part of the museum's excellent First World War exhibition.  Following the Representation of the People act in February 1918, women over the age of 30 Read more
Has Voting Counts helped you?

Has Voting Counts helped you?

Voting Counts
In order to apply for funding and keep Voting Counts going we need to prove what impact we have had on young adults. So if we have helped you in any way, from convincing you to vote or making you aware of how to vote, we would love to hear from you. Or, if you'd like Read more

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