Voting is just one way to have your say about how the UK is being run, if you’re wondering why you should get involved this is the article for you!
Learn more about local elections, and how their outcomes could have visible effects on your community.
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...
Learn more about the major political parties that stand for election in Great Britain.
Learn more about how you vote and how you can register for a proxy or postal vote.
If you don’t vote you have not shown preference for anyone standing in the election, or any side in a referendum campaign. Your vote will not be counted for either side or directly effect the result.
If you want to vote in elections and referendums, you must be registered to vote. You only need to register once – you do not need to register separately for every election, but you...
Women’s suffrage, the right of women to vote, was won 100 years ago through intellectual, political and violent struggle.
This map, created from The University of Manchester, uses the Manchester Metrolink map to show varying levels of voter turnout across Manchester.
The UK government estimates there to be 11 million disabled people in Britain, so making sure you cast your ballot can hold significant sway in elections.