Some crowdsourcing please: how many people have just joined the register in your area?

Early signs are that as many as 500,000 – 750,000 people rushed to join the electoral register just before the registration deadline earlier this week – hopefully reflecting a surge in interest in politics, particularly from younger people.

The evidence though is rather thin at the moment, so a simple request – check with your council how many people have joined the register in the latest rolling register update and post the answer below.

(If you’re an agent or campaign manager, remember that you can ask to get these names and addresses – which if you are doing any addressed election material is well worth doing so that you don’t leave out people who have shown an interest in democracy.)

Read more by or more about .
This entry was posted in News.
Bookmark the web address for this page or use the short url http://ldv.org.uk/19069 for Twitter and emails.
Advert

13 Comments

  • My 4 constituencies, average of 750 each.

  • Martin Land 23rd Apr '10 - 4:39pm

    Huntingdon now confirmed, 745 and S Cambs 820.

  • Steve Comer 23rd Apr '10 - 7:15pm

    According to the Head of Electoral Services, in Bristol the figure was 13,000 new voters, an extra 3% to bring the total registration figure up to 94%.. The biggest upsurge was after the first debate.

  • Rob Blackie 23rd Apr '10 - 8:18pm

    Lewisham 2.5 constituencies = 2000!

  • 563 in Burnley – 150 in Daneshouse

  • Amy Kitcher 24th Apr '10 - 9:19am

    Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney: Almost 1800, and we are one of the smallest constituencies

  • Roger Hayes 24th Apr '10 - 5:51pm

    The returning officer tell me that the borough of Kingston has over 2,000 new voter registrations since the start of the month – many in the past week. That covers the whole of Kingston and Surbiton Constituency and the four north Kingston wards that form part of Richmond Park. Full registration details will be published on Weds 28th.

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarGareth Wilson 26th Nov - 12:38pm
    Talk of how many MP's we will or won't get is kind of missing the point. the fact is that where we actively campaign we...
  • User AvatarJohn Roffey 26th Nov - 12:37pm
    @ Stephen Hesketh "Totally agree Charle but would add that another coalition while NC leads us would be absolutely certain to finish us for good."...
  • User AvatarPaul Walter 26th Nov - 12:32pm
    ChrisB "you should supply IT equipment! " I do
  • User AvatarMartin 26th Nov - 12:26pm
    Clegg's suggestions are quite limited. ATF explains that the media has skewed Clegg's comments to seem to be in the opposite direction of his argument,...
  • User AvatarMichael Kilpatrick 26th Nov - 12:26pm
    It seems very easy to write something in a way that gets it placed in a queue to looked at by someone rather than appearing...
  • User AvatarMichael Kilpatrick 26th Nov - 12:23pm
    Caron, it appears to be a sad fact of life that in order to get the truth across to the popoulation at large - that...