Tag Archives: Register to Vote

The thudding football and the challenge of maximising student voter registration

When I was a student, I lived for a year in an end of terrace house next door to a school. My bed was in the front room shoved up against an outside wall which faced the school playground. The … Continue reading

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Our analysis of the electoral registers in England and Wales

On 1 December 2014, Electoral Registration Officers (EROs) across England and Wales published revised electoral registers. Today, we have published our analysis of those registers. It identified that the size of the registers in England and Wales was approximately 2% … 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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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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There’s a ton to do before election day!

Today isn’t just any day – it is 100 days until voters go to the polls on 7 May to cast their ballots in the UK Parliamentary General Election and local elections that are taking place in some areas of … Continue reading

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