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Local elections: Thursday 2 May

We're providing vital information for the local elections, such as Who Can I Vote For? and Where Do I Vote?

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We need to get the word out about the local elections on 2 May!

You can find out whether you have elections and, if so, who your candidates are at

Please share the website with your friends, family and community groups. A facebook share can go a long way!

You can also find out where to vote via

Again, tell everyone you know!

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Two weeks to go!

Elections come around so quickly. Here's some analysis of who's standing. And one last push (okay, probably a penultimate push) for more data.

One week: 26,666 candidates!

A long week’s work results in a vast amount of candidate data for the local elections. But there’s more to do! And what should we do for the European Parliamentary elections?

Wombles Assemble

Crowdsourcing for the local elections 2019 is underway! And there are more elections on the not-that-far-away horizon.

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