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‘Our Democracy Blog’

Here you can find blogs and news about LVRW and the Voter ID campaign.

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Why faith groups should register to vote

Recognition of religious festivals, celebrating cultural events, security for faith institutions,  safety for people on our streets and transport systems, and rejoicing in the value the faith groups bring to Britain.  These are just some of the issues people from minority faith groups told me that they care about as British citizens. Regardless of what…

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Registering to vote: a step-by-step guide

Registering to vote sounds much more complicated than it is. Now, you can do it all online! You can register on your laptop, ipad or smartphone, and it really only takes 5 minutes. First, go to You’ll need to fill in your basic information, such as your full name, nationality, date of birth and…

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Misconceptions about registering to vote

Over the past few months, we’ve spoken to hundreds of Londoners. What’s become clear is that there are many myths around registering to vote in the UK. Below we challenge our top 5 misconceptions. Misconception number 1: you have to be 18 years old to register. In reality, although you can’t vote in English elections…