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 research company TNS. Participants in a nationally representative group were asked to compare policy sets for Education…

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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, used in over 1200 schools across the world. They’ve produced this infographic to help teachers…

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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 to reach more people across the UK. This is something that is starting to happen…

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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 7.5 million people in the UK who have not registered to vote (as reported by…

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Our survey has been updated with the latest policies!

The parties have finally released their manifestos this week and we’ve now fully updated the survey with any new or updated policies for each issue. From Welfare and Housing to Education and Crime, each policy comes straight from the main parties and is included in the survey in their own words. Whether you’re taking the…

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Announcing “Group Surveys”. Get your free custom link today!

It is now possible to take the Vote for Policies survey as a group with your own free custom link for your organisation, club, school or even family or group of friends. Your group does the survey as normal, and they get their personal results as normal – the difference is, you’ll all be able…

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Vote for Policies Placement

Vote for Policies is looking for a volunteer for a part-time 1-month placement to support the campaign, culminating in our election night party on May 7th. We are an independent, non-profit organisation that helps people to compare policies without knowing which party they belong to. The service has been crowd-funded by over 900 individuals and…

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