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We're bringing the UK's democratic process into the 21st century.

Towards better elections

Read our report on Democracy Club’s work on the 2018 elections and the future of digital services for democracy

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The data we create is open and free to use. Google, Buzzfeed, The Guardian and others have used our data to reach millions of people.

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Democracy needs you! Join thousands of people helping to make democracy better by completing small quests.

Help build the free database of election candidates!

It can be hard to find good information about election candidates online.

So Democracy Club has created the free, public database of UK election candidates.

We need your help to gather the names and contact details of the candidates. Right now, we’re particularly interested in council by-elections.

Check out the list of upcoming elections here and help add candidates and their photos, email addresses or social media accounts.

Local newspapers, local political party websites and Twitter are a good place to start!

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Blog’s out for summer ☀️🌡

It’s a short, overly hot Fridayblog today. Help us out by finding some results data and then join our new book club!

The One With Goals for 2018-2019

We try to hammer out our aims for the year — please give us your feedback. Also, two evaluations of the voter ID pilots have been published — and we want to start a book club!

On election alert...

Help us gather the SuperThursday results and to prepare in case of a snap election. Also, a really long reading list.

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