Category Archives: #yourvotematters

My day at the Electoral Commission

As an Electoral Services Officer in a small local authority I’ve always viewed the Electoral Commission as a bit of an ivory tower, a faceless organisation far removed from the electoral frontline… Continue reading

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Take part in UK Parliament Week!

It’s UK Parliament Week. A week focused on connecting people with democracy and encouraging them to make their voices heard… Continue reading

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Building confidence through voter registration

This week we are celebrating our incredible partners who help us to raise awareness of registering to vote. Here’s a look at our partnership with Shelter Scotland for the 2016 Scottish Parliament election… Continue reading

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No barriers – enabling the voices of those with learning disabilities

This week we are celebrating our incredible partners who help us to raise awareness of registering to vote. Today we look back at our partnership with ENABLE Scotland to reach out to those with learning disabilities… Continue reading

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Encouraging homeless people to make their voices heard

This week we are celebrating our incredible partners who help us to raise awareness of registering to vote. Alex, a volunteer for The Wallich, blogs about the importance of reaching out to those affected by housing difficulties or homelessness… Continue reading

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A new face for promoting voter registration

Our Head of Campaigns, Emma Hartley blogs about why we have said hello to a new identity to promote voter registration. Continue reading

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What a great day for democracy!

The sun is shining, polling stations are open and people are out and about voting. What has made the day great so far for me is taking my children to the polling station to vote. I had two excited faces … Continue reading

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