What happens when polls close? The Count.

What happens when polls close? The Count.

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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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Elections in 2017

Elections in 2017

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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.

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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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Party Leadership Elections: UKIP, SNP, Green Party and Lib Dem

Party Leadership Elections: UKIP, SNP, Green Party and Lib Dem

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Liberal Democrat leadership elections Nominations: Candidates require 200 nominations from party members and at-least 10% of Lib Dem MPs. These nominations need to be from at-least 20 different local branches. Who gets to vote? All paid-up members under the system of One Member One Vote. Electoral system: Alternative Vote via postal ballot UKIP leadership elections Nominations: Candidates must receive

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Party Leadership Elections: Labour & Conservative.

Party Leadership Elections: Labour & Conservative.

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The Labour Party  The Conservative Party Nominations: Candidates are selected if they receive 15% of votes from Labour MP & MEPs Who gets to vote? “One Member One Vote” – all paid-up party members, registered and affiliated supporters are entitled to a single vote via a postal-ballot. Electoral system: Alternative vote (instant run-offs) Was it

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