Tag Archive for voting

Let the people decide

Today, an important choice about Britain's future will be in the hands of its citizens, writes Sunder Katwala.

The Voice of a Generation tour – what do Britain’s first-time voters really think?

Today marks the launch of the Voice of a Generation tour, a joint project between British Future and the Daily Mirror. Nineteen-year-old Helen Whitehouse – a young journalist and first-time voter herself – will travel to some of the most closely-fought constituencies across the country to uncover stories from young people eligible to vote for the first time in May’s General Election

100 days out, public gives ‘thumbs down’ to all election contenders

What if they threw an election and nobody won? Overall, the British public think that ‘none of the above’ could well be the most appropriate outcome to the most unpredictable General Election for forty years.

Why two million first-time voters won’t turn up in May 2015

With a year to go until the 2015 general election, new YouGov research for British Future explores why two million potential first-time voters won’t cast their vote next May, writes Steve Ballinger.

Your first vote – use it or lose out

With the next general election approaching and my generation one by one becoming eligible to vote, it is incredibly important that the political awareness, or lack thereof, of my peers and myself is questioned, argues Matilda Neill.

How young voters could transform this country’s politics

Engaging young people in the political system could have ramifications which are exciting, unexpected – and urgent, argues Henry Hill.