Category Archives: UKPGE 2015

So how do we feel about registering to vote?

All eyes are on the upcoming elections and there are daily polls about voting intention on the airwaves. But what do we know about the public’s views on registering to vote? Every winter, the Electoral Commission conducts a survey of … Continue reading

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Getting Students to vote at the General Election

In September we launched our general election manifesto New Deal for the Next Generation and #GenerationVote – a campaign for students and students’ unions to get people talking about the election and registered to vote. Since then, we’ve seen students’ … Continue reading

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Turning 17 is a big milestone

With the huge momentum that National Voter Registration Day has generated, what better time than now to register to vote and have your say? In this guest blog, Red Driving School explain why they think it’s so important to spread … Continue reading

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Spreading the word – working in partnership to increase registration

Working in partnership can be a powerful way to help raise awareness about your organisation’s message, especially within groups that you know are less likely to hear about it through the channels you may use in your usual communications activity. … Continue reading

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Why National Voter Registration Day is so important

Here at the Electoral Commission, we are throwing our full weight behind National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) – a welcome initiative that was initially launched by Bite the Ballot last year and that we hope will command wide support again … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for May at the AEA Conference

The AEA Annual Conference seems to have come around quickly again this year. No prizes for guessing what the central topics are for the Conference here in Brighton this time round – the elections on 7 May and Individual Electoral … Continue reading

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UK citizens living overseas – Don’t miss out, you may be able to vote at the 2015 General Election

Did you know that British nationals living overseas can take part in the UK General Election this year? If you didn’t – you wouldn’t be alone. Lots of people don’t know that this is possible, which is perhaps one reason … Continue reading

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