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Election response – where do we go from here?

Whether today’s election result brings delight or dismay, we can all agree it’s a surprise. Not only is the result different to the polls’ predictions, it is also vastly different to the results we see on Vote for Policies when people choose … Read More

Thank you to you all

What an amazing few months it has been. We’ve worked closely with so many brilliant people on the 2015 campaign and we want to thank you all for contributing and working so hard to help Vote for Policies reach so many people. We’re … Read More

Election mash up video: The Housemate Interviews

Which one would steal your food? Which one would clip their toenails in the lounge? Who could deal with a rat in the kitchen? This snappy Friends-inspired parody mash-up video asks the leaders interview questions as they vie to be your … Read More

Our survey is now updated with the Northern Ireland policies

We’re delighted to say that we have finally got all of the policies from the main political parties in Northern Ireland updated in the survey. Please tell your friends and family in Northern Ireland to get going with the site! … Read More

National poll from TNS reveals most popular policies

Today sees the release of new data that shows policies on Education and Health from UKIP and the Liberal Democrats are the most preferred across Great Britain. The national poll was designed by Vote for Policies and undertaken by social … Read More

An Election Guide for schools

We’ve teamed up with The Day to share this handy Election Guide infographic. It explains the countdown to May 7th, polling day, ways to vote and how a government is formed. The Day is a digital news resource for schools and educators, … Read More

Guest blog from PR agency Farrer Kane: Why we’re working with Vote for Policies

First published on the Farrer Kane blog here. At Farrer Kane we hold a number of principles dear. One of those principles is straight talking. We believe that people should say what they think, and think what they say. They … Read More

In the media

11 May 2015 Huffington Post. Election Response – What’s Next for Digital Democracy? by Matt Chocqueel-Mangan. “Digital democracy organisations need to work together if we are to attract the level of funding – and support from the mainstream press – required … Read More

Register to vote by midnight tonight!

At midnight tonight (20th April 2015) voter registration will close and those who have not registered will have no say in who runs their country for the next five years. The Electoral Commission has suggested there are as many as … Read More

Please register to vote! “Reading about what some parties want to do to your country has a miraculous way of igniting a passion that you never realised you had.”

Alicia Caley is 21,  from Mansfield, and she volunteers with Vote for Policies. No one has ever sat down with me and explained the way our political system works, and yet, I am expected to go out of my way to: … Read More