Why should you register to vote?
On this page, we're going to talk about why it's so important that you registered to vote, and why you need to get everyone else you know registered as well.
Never take your right to vote for granted
From the Chartists to the Suffragettes, the history of voting rights is littered with examples of people taking extremely brave actions to secure the vote.
From a group of Barons tracking down a king in a muddy marshland and forcing him to sign a piece of paper in 1215, to the eventual universal suffrage of all adults in the United Kingdom 713 years late, we must remember that the right to vote in this country wasn't always guaranteed, and gaining it never came easy.