Tagged as Democracy Club

Pexit means Pexit

Democracy Club, Peter Keeling: For the past four months I have been employed as Democracy Club’s Elections Assistant – initially to work on the 2 May Local Elections, but with a last minute contract extension for the 23 May European Election as well.

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Two weeks to go!

Democracy Club – If bunnies could vote…They always seem quite far away and then they’re not. In two weeks, some 30m people will have the chance to elect new local councillors. It’s #LE2019! 🎉

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One week: 26,666 candidates!

Democracy Club – Tada! We’ve gone and done it: every candidate for every election on 2 May. But there’s more to do! And what should we do for the European Parliamentary elections?

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Tick tock, tick tock

Democracy Club – This week, we’re doing trying to read the runes of the BBC, the first 1,000 candidates are in, we’re looking at how many candidates every voter can vote for, and we’re on a podcast.

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55 days to go!

Democracy Club – The latest party news, finding improvements to getting candidates data, we’re full speed ahead on polling locations and we’re in a report!

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What kind of womble are you?

Democracy Club – In today’s blog! What kind of womble are you? What does good journalism at elections look like? When are SoPNs published? And we announce the latest location with a SoPN party!

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Now we are six

Democracy Club – At some point this week there were six different people doing paid work on Democracy Club stuff, what meteoric growth! The FTE is still about 3.5, but hey, we’ll soon be a tech unicorn.

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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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