Tagged as Democracy Club

Three months to go!

Democracy Club: We’re commencing the descent into Thursday 2 May 2019. Thirty million potential voters. An estimated 20,000 candidates. 250 local authorities. Let’s do this!

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What changed?

Democracy Club: Back in October we spent a week figuring out what would it take to make a list of all representatives in the UK. One of the things we couldn’t do in the week was work how many changes happen over time.

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Chocolate for democracy

Democracy Club: We dedicated last week to loads of blogs about open data on the UK’s political representatives. In case you missed it — where were you? — catch up with our Big Roundup Blog Post. Normal Fridayblog service resumes forthwith. We have jobs, we’re thinking about candidate crowdsourcing, we’re pitching for chocolate money, and more!

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Wrapping up our research on Representatives (for now)

Democracy Club: We started this week asking “What would it take to make a list of all representatives in the UK?”. To answer this question, or at least create more questions we gave ourselves a week’s “spike”. The idea was to get to the end of the week more informed and able to make some decisions about whether […]

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What would it take to make a list of all representatives in the UK

Democracy Club: We’re doing our bit for European Local Democracy Week by thinking about how we might get more information on representatives in the UK. We think that access to good information is vital to a well functioning democracy, and providing accessible information on representatives is a good step in the right direction.

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The One With An Exciting New Quest

Democracy Club: In this week’s blog, we’re building a new fellowship of wombles (that’s you), we’re talking accessible elections with the Cabinet Office, and there is new funding available for saving civic discourse.

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The Blog Transformed

Democracy Club: This week, we’re in Liverpool, we’re watching America, we’re reminded that there was such a thing as the Admiralty, we’re discussing open data on councillors, and there’s voter ID news. Phew.

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