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What is a General Election?

General Elections are an opportunity for the public to elect a Member of Parliament to represent their constituency in Parliament. Members of the public decide who to vote for by considering a number of factors including; each political party’s manifesto promises, or the...

What is a By-Election?

A by-election is a bit like a mini-general election, held in a single constituency to decide upon a new MP, following the seat becoming ‘vacant’ between two general elections. They are usually held because...

What is the Bristol Mayoral Election?

What is the role of the mayor? Mayors are responsible for the day-to-day management of local services, these services include major policy decision-making, forming a cabinet and making executive decisions within the budget. Remember,...