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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!

Time required: Ten minutes

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. This powers websites like and several other voter information services.

We need your help to gather more information on the candidates for by-elections.

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

When searching for more information on candidates, local political party websites, Facebook and Twitter are a good place to start!

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Howdy partner?

In this week’s blog, we’re looking for someone to help us find more data partners, an update on last week’s blogpost on terms of use, one constituency can’t wait for a general election, and some tech updates.

The One With Possible API Terms Of Use Changes

We propose a new version of our API terms of use.

Guess who’s back?

Parliament returns, we start collecting candidate data for May 2020 and some news from Germany.

Our data powers services and stories by

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Coventry City Council