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http://pages.e-democracy.org/api.php?action=feedcontributions&user=86.181.215.224&feedformat=atom E-Democracy.org - User contributions [en] 2022-12-02T13:13:24Z User contributions MediaWiki 1.26.2 http://pages.e-democracy.org/index.php?title=UK_elections&diff=6053 UK elections 2010-04-06T21:00:39Z <p>86.181.215.224: /* New 2010 Sites to Sort */</p> <hr /> <div>Help build the most detailed laundry list of UK election 2010 links.<br /> <br /> Simple press [http://pages.e-democracy.org/index.php?title=UK_elections&amp;action=edit Edit] in section you would like to update. Currently, the links below are based on the 2005 election. Help update them for 2010. The web links are listed visibly to make it easy to cut and paste for sharing widely.<br /> <br /> After you add a link, join and announce it on the [http://forums.e-democracy.org/groups/uk UK Election Issues Forum.] Use the simple subject line &quot;New Link - Title of the site/page.&quot;<br /> <br /> More information is available on [[UK|E-Democracy.org UK]] and the communities we serve.<br /> <br /> == New 2010 Sites to Sort ==<br /> ''If you are lazy, just put new 2010 sites in here and hopefully someone will tidy things up.'' :-)<br /> <br /> *Use Your Vote! Facebook Group<br /> **http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=257397189574&amp;ref=ts<br /> <br /> * Wikipedia - United Kingdom general election 2010<br /> ** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2010<br /> <br /> * Guardian - General election 2010<br /> ** http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/general-election-2010<br /> <br /> * Telegraph - General Election 2010<br /> ** http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/election-2010/<br /> <br /> * UK General Election 2010 Blog<br /> ** http://www.general-election-2010.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Time to pick THE Twitter Hashtag for 2010<br /> ** http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23ge10<br /> ** http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23ge2010<br /> ** http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23ukelection<br /> ** http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23ukelections<br /> ** http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23ukpolitics<br /> <br /> * UK Election Twitter Aggregator<br /> ** http://www.election10.net<br /> <br /> * Democracy Club - Non-partisan volunteering<br /> ** http://www.democracyclub.org.uk/<br /> <br /> * YourNextMP - Free and open database of all the candidate standing. Crowd sourced by Demoracy Club volunteers.<br /> ** http://www.yournextmp.com/<br /> <br /> * TheStraightChoice - Election leaflet monitoring<br /> ** http://www.thestraightchoice.org/ <br /> <br /> * TheyWorkForYou - (coming soon) Candidate quiz and resulting voter quiz<br /> ** http://www.theyworkforyou.com/<br /> <br /> * ONE Vote 2010 - how the fight against extreme poverty is being covered in the election<br /> ** http://onevote2010.one.org<br /> <br /> == Major Media ==<br /> <br /> ''Listed by Alexa ranking''<br /> <br /> * BBC News - Election 2005 (plus election blog)<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/blog/default.stm<br /> <br /> * The Guardian - Election 2005 (plus an election blog)<br /> ** http://politics.guardian.co.uk/election2005<br /> ** http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/election2005<br /> <br /> * The Times - General Election 2005 (plus an &quot;Election Log&quot; blog)<br /> ** http://www.timesonline.co.uk/section/0,,19809,00.html<br /> ** http://www.timesonline.co.uk/section/0,,20809,00.html<br /> <br /> * Financial Times - UK elections 2005<br /> ** http://news.ft.com/indepth/ukelection<br /> <br /> * Sky News - Vote 05<br /> ** http://www.sky.com/skynews/vote05<br /> <br /> * Daily Telegraph - Election countdown 2005<br /> ** http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/exclusions/election2005.xml<br /> <br /> * Channel 4 - Election 2005 (plus a blog round-up)<br /> ** http://www.channel4.com/news/microsites/E/election2005<br /> ** http://www.channel4.com/news/microsites/E/election2005_blogs/index.html<br /> ** http://www.channel4.com/factcheck<br /> <br /> * The Independent - Vote 2005<br /> ** http://www.independent.co.uk/election/<br /> <br /> * Western Mail (Wales) - Politics<br /> ** http://icwales.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/newspolitics/<br /> <br /> * The Scotsman (Scotland) - Election 2005<br /> ** http://election.scotsman.com<br /> <br /> * The Herald (Scotland) - Politics<br /> ** http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/<br /> <br /> * London 24 - Election 2005 - Local London papers<br /> ** http://www.london24.net/elections/<br /> <br /> Also, see:<br /> <br /> * Yahoo (UK &amp; Ireland) - Election 2005<br /> ** http://uk.news.yahoo.com/promo/election05_index.html<br /> <br /> * News Now - Headlines<br /> ** http://www.newsnow.co.uk/newsfeed/?name=Election+%28UK%29<br /> <br /> <br /> == Political Parties ==<br /> <br /> * Labour Party<br /> ** http://www.labour.org.uk<br /> ** [http://www.facebook.com/labourparty Facebook] - [http://twitter.com/UKLabour Twitter] - [http://www.youtube.com/user/theuklabourparty YouTube]<br /> <br /> * Conservative Party<br /> ** http://www.conservatives.com<br /> ** [http://www.facebook.com/conservatives Facebook] - [http://twitter.com/conservatives Twitter] - [http://www.youtube.com/webcameronuk YouTube]<br /> <br /> * Liberal Democrats (+ Scottish and Welsh Liberal Democrats)<br /> ** http://www.libdems.org.uk<br /> ** http://www.scotlibdems.org.uk/<br /> ** http://www.demrhyddcymru.org.uk/<br /> <br /> * Scottish National Party (SNP)<br /> ** http://www.snp.org<br /> <br /> * Plaid Cymru - Party of Wales<br /> ** http://www.plaidcymru.org<br /> <br /> * Green Parties<br /> ** http://www.greenparty.org.uk - Green Party of England and Wales<br /> ** http://www.scottishgreens.org - Scottish Green Party<br /> ** http://www.greens-in.org - Green Party in Northern Ireland<br /> <br /> * UK Independence Party<br /> ** http://www.ukip.org<br /> <br /> * The New Party<br /> ** http://www.newparty.co.uk<br /> <br /> * The Official Monster Raving Loony Party<br /> ** http://www.omrlp.com<br /> <br /> * British National Party<br /> ** http://bnp.org.uk<br /> <br /> * More - From the Electoral Commission<br /> ** http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/regulatory-issues/partylinks.cfm<br /> <br /> == Unique Sites ==<br /> <br /> *The King's Fund's General Election 2010 site - with analysis of the parties' health policies, key election questions and our expert blog.<br /> *http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/general_election_2010/index.html<br /> <br /> * Pocket Politics - Compare up to 6 party policies at a time on 12 issues for 13 UK parties<br /> ** http://pocketpolitics.co.uk/compare/start.html<br /> <br /> * Not Apathetic - Clever site where non-voters can explain why they are not voting from http://MySociety.Org<br /> ** http://www.notapathetic.com<br /> <br /> * FactCheck - run by the TV station Channel 4<br /> ** http://www.channel4.com/news/factcheck/<br /> <br /> * Perfect.co.uk eDemocracy - Robin Grant's ongoing coverage of the internet's use in the election campaign.<br /> ** http://perfect.co.uk/edemocracy<br /> ** Overview of the action up until 11th April http://perfect.co.uk/2005/04/the-internet-election<br /> <br /> * Spoil Your Vote - online campaign to encourage people to express their dissatisfaction but still actually vote<br /> ** http://www.spoilyourvote.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * Vote For A Change - online campaign to achieve positive reform<br /> ** http://www.voteforachange.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * Political Betting - blog that demonstrates the punters know more than the pundits or pollsters<br /> ** http://www.politicalbetting.com<br /> <br /> * UK Polling Report - summary of opinion polls, with its associated blog<br /> ** http://pollingreport.co.uk/voteALL.html<br /> ** http://pollingreport.co.uk/blog/index.php<br /> <br /> * ePolitix.com Vote 2005 - election news and background<br /> ** http://www.dodsparlicom.com/vote2005/default.htm<br /> <br /> * The British Election Study (University of Essex) - rolling campaign survey<br /> ** http://www.essex.ac.uk/bes/index.html<br /> <br /> * Y-Vote 2005 Mock Elections 2005 - resource (from the Hansard Society) to enable schools to stage mock elections<br /> ** http://www.mockelections.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Who Should You Vote For? - a tool to help voters decide which party most closely represents their views (NB: now the most popular political site in the UK)<br /> ** http://www.whoshouldyouvotefor.com/<br /> ** http://www.whoshouldyouvotefor.com/press6.php<br /> <br /> * Who Do I Vote For? - another tool to help voters decide which party most closely represents their views (sound familiar?)<br /> ** http://www.whodoivotefor.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * Political Survey 2005 - opinion questionnaire that shows how your views compare with the rest of the British population<br /> ** http://politicalsurvey2005.com/<br /> <br /> * How They Voted 2005 (... and so how you should) - short quiz (from The Public Whip) to compare your views with the actual votes of your local MP on key issues, to help you decide<br /> ** http://www.publicwhip.org.uk/election.php<br /> <br /> * Political Compass - questionnaire to work out where you stand ideologically (on a two-dimensional grid rather than a simple left-right linear model)<br /> ** http://www.digitalronin.f2s.com/politicalcompass/extremeright.php<br /> <br /> * Stolen Votes - campaign against electoral fraud caused by the lax postal voting system<br /> ** http://www.stolenvotes.org.uk/<br /> <br /> * Operation Black Vote<br /> ** http://www.obv.org.uk<br /> <br /> * Don't Vote Labour - campaign to defend Scottish army regiments from abolition by the government<br /> ** http://www.dont-vote-labour.co.uk<br /> <br /> * MPs Reunited - Friends Reunited's profiles of parliamentary candidates<br /> ** http://www.mpsreunited.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * UK Elect - Election forecasting<br /> ** http://www.ukelect.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Nominations for the 2005 General Election (Press Association) - constituency-by-constituency list of all nominated candidates<br /> ** http://election.press.net/nominations.html<br /> <br /> * 2005 Election Leaflets - a project to create a digital archive of election campaign literature<br /> ** http://leaflets2005.blogspot.com/<br /> <br /> * TheSite - links and resources (from YouthNet UK) on the election for young people<br /> ** http://www.thesite.org.uk/homelawandmoney/law/election2005/linksandresources<br /> <br /> * Tactical voting sites - there are several online campaigns advocating tactical voting of one sort or another<br /> ** http://www.backingblair.co.uk<br /> ** http://www.vote4peace.org.uk<br /> ** http://www.strategicvoter.org.uk<br /> ** http://www.sonowwhodowevotefor.net<br /> ** http://www.tacticalvoter.net<br /> ** http://www.votedorset.net<br /> <br /> * Party 'watch' sites - each party has been targeted by a 'watch' blog set up by opponents, to expose various gaffes, scandals and other embarrassments<br /> ** http://labour-watch.blogspot.com<br /> ** http://www.libdemwatch.co.uk<br /> ** http://www.torytrouble.org.uk/weblog<br /> ** http://www.toryscum.com<br /> ** http://respectwatch.blogspot.com<br /> ** http://stopveritas.blogspot.com<br /> ** http://www.ukipwatch.org<br /> <br /> * Comment on the Party Manifestos<br /> ** http://www.theywanttobeelected.com/manifestos/<br /> <br /> * New European Times - Site closely allied to Daily Kos, the largest political web site in the USA, where Brits discuss political issues in their country with Americans who support the Democratic Party.<br /> **http://www.neweuropeantimes.com<br /> <br /> * The Dome of Conscience - a live score board of opinions voted by Election candidates<br /> **http://www.ukdome.com<br /> <br /> See &quot;Discussion&quot; page for extra note.<br /> <br /> == Election Starting Points ==<br /> <br /> * Open Directory Project - 2005 UK Election<br /> ** [http://dmoz.org/Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/Society_and_Culture/Politics/Elections/2005 http://dmoz.org/Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/<br /> Society_and_Culture/Politics/Elections/2005]<br /> <br /> * LookSmart - UK 2005 General Election<br /> ** [http://search.looksmart.com/p/browse/us1/us317836/us552286/us526499/us526505/us10234373/us703545/us675000/us10240196/ Web link here - too long to list]<br /> <br /> * Wikipedia - UK General Election 2005<br /> ** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election_of_2005<br /> <br /> * [[Shared Bookmarks]] - Tags from Del.icio.us<br /> ** http://delicious.com/tag/ukelection<br /> ** http://delicious.com/tag/election2005<br /> <br /> * Election 2005 - comprehensive portal<br /> ** http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/area/uk/ge05.htm<br /> <br /> * Social Science Information Gateway<br /> ** http://www.sosig.ac.uk/subject-news/index.php?cat=19 - New sites<br /> ** http://www.sosig.ac.uk/roads/subject-listing/World-cat/ukelect.html - Many sites<br /> <br /> * Google News - &quot;Internet Election 2005&quot;<br /> ** http://news.google.com/news?&amp;q=internet+election+2005<br /> <br /> * Five: Independent Coverage of UK Election - Exclusive Podcasts<br /> ** http://five.org/blog/<br /> <br /> == Government Election-related Sites ==<br /> <br /> * Electoral Commission<br /> ** http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk<br /> <br /> * About My Vote<br /> ** http://www.aboutmyvote.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * DirectGov - Election 2005<br /> ** http://www.direct.gov.uk/QuickFind/GuideToGovernment/Election2005/fs/en<br /> <br /> * Electoral Office for Northern Ireland<br /> ** http://www.electoralofficeni.gov.uk<br /> <br /> == Satire and Humour ==<br /> <br /> * The Official Monster Raving Loony Party (also under parties)<br /> ** http://www.omrlp.com<br /> <br /> * Automatic Tory Policy Generator<br /> ** http://www.westminstervillage.co.uk/policygenerator.html<br /> <br /> * Vote for Britain's Next Prime Minister<br /> ** http://www.may5election.com<br /> <br /> * Mud Slinging game<br /> ** http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/news/newsbeat/election/newsbeatgame/<br /> <br /> * Deadbrain - Election 2005<br /> ** http://deadbrain.co.uk/election2005/<br /> <br /> * The UK's Voice of Election Reason<br /> ** http://www.thevoiceofreason.co.uk/BestBits/2005/Election/index.html<br /> <br /> * The Portadown News - Northern Ireland black humour<br /> ** http://www.portadownnews.com/<br /> <br /> * Michael Howard MP - Spoof blog of the Conservative leader<br /> ** http://www.michaelhowardmp.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Alastair Campbell - Spoof blog of Tony Blair's former spin-meister<br /> ** http://www.alastair-campbell.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * Spinon - the site that brought you ''Egg Prescott'' and ''MP in a Blender'' in 2005 is back again<br /> ** http://www.spinon.co.uk<br /> ** http://www.spinon.co.uk/content/londoncalling<br /> <br /> * Your own Conservative poster - create your own parody election poster<br /> ** http://kryogenix.org/code/conposter/index.php<br /> <br /> * Doctored photo (based on Ed Matts, the Tory candidate caught out doctoring a photo), plus examples of joke versions sent to the Guardian<br /> ** http://odin.prohosting.com/~jmjmjm/thinking.html?line1Text=Rite&amp;line2Text=Ur&amp;line3Text=Own<br /> ** http://politics.guardian.co.uk/gall/0,9352,1457954,00.html<br /> <br /> * General Erection 2005 - which party leader would you most like to have sex with?<br /> ** http://www.generalerection.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * Subservient Blair - instruct Blair how to dance<br /> ** http://www.subservientblair.com/<br /> <br /> * GB Jab - Flash animation and song featuring Blair and Bush<br /> ** http://www.gbjab.com/<br /> <br /> == Blogs About the Elections ==<br /> <br /> * 2005 UK General Election - a blog of blogs<br /> ** http://www.generalelection05.com/blog<br /> <br /> * The Returning Officers - political gossip from a consortium of three of the UK's leading political bloggers<br /> ** http://returningofficers.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * UK Poli Blogs - comprehensive digest of British political blogs<br /> ** http://www.voidstar.com/ukpoliblog/index.php<br /> <br /> * Political blogs - selected list of links to UK political blogs (part of the W4MP site)<br /> ** http://www.w4mp.org/html/resources/links.asp#Politicalblogs<br /> <br /> * LibDem Blogs Aggregated! - an aggregator of blogs by individual Liberal Democrats<br /> ** http://www.libdemblogs.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Independence - Scottish National Party-related Blog<br /> ** http://scottish-independence.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * Political Betting Blog<br /> ** http://politicalbetting.com<br /> <br /> * Make Votes Count Blog<br /> ** http://www.makemyvotecount.org.uk/blog<br /> <br /> * More political blogs<br /> ** http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/area/uk/ge05/electionblogs.htm<br /> ** http://www.britblog.com/directory/category/politics.html<br /> <br /> * Jamie's Big Voice - Former homeless person and former drug addict, Jamie McCoy, blogging for homeless people to make their views known and give a commentary on the General Election campaign.<br /> ** http://jamiesbigvoice.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * Postal Voting - a blog about the issue of electoral fraud associated with postal votes<br /> ** http://postalvoting.blogspot.com/<br /> <br /> * Whittington - the blog of a Liberal Democrat cat<br /> ** http://libdemcat.blogspot.com/<br /> <br /> * &quot;Who is writing the leaders' blogs?&quot; - BBC news story, 22 April<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/frontpage/4469535.stm<br /> <br /> * Westminster Village - stories and humour from the inside-the-beltway of the UK<br /> ** http://www.westminstervillage.co.uk<br /> <br /> == Blogging Candidates ==<br /> <br /> List only those candidate sites updated most days.<br /> <br /> * List of candidates' blogs, by party (about 50)<br /> ** http://reslog.blogspot.com/2005/04/candidate-blogs-at-uk-2005-election.html<br /> <br /> * Keith Taylor for Westminster - Brighton's Green candidate with the best chance in the country of securing a Green seat.<br /> ** http://www.keithforwestminster.com<br /> <br /> * Romseyredhead - Blog of Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat MP for Romsey since 2000, standing for re-election), who's been blogging since September 2004<br /> ** http://romseyredhead.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * John Hemming's Web Log - Blog of the Liberal Democrat candidate in Birmingham Yardley<br /> ** http://johnhemming.blogspot.com/<br /> <br /> * Iain Dale for North Norfolk - Blog of Conservative candidate in North Norfolk<br /> ** http://www.iaindale.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * Tom Watson - Blog of the Labour MP standing for re-election in West Bromwich East<br /> ** http://www.tom-watson.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * Scottish National Party Candidates<br /> ** http://www.snp.org/elections/diary/<br /> <br /> * Boris Johnson - Conservative MP standing for re-election in Henley<br /> ** http://www.boris-johnson.com<br /> <br /> * Craig Murray - Independent candidate for Blackburn<br /> ** http://www.craigmurray.co.uk/weblog.html<br /> <br /> * Pete Wishart - SNP MP standing for re-election in Perth and North Perthshire, the the Scottish National Party's Campaign Director for the Westminster elections<br /> ** http://www.snp.org/elections/diary/pete/<br /> <br /> * Kevin Stewart - SNP candidate for Aberdeen North and leader of the SNP Group in Aberdeen Council<br /> ** http://www.snp.org/elections/diary/kevin/<br /> <br /> * James Purnell - Campaign for re-election as your Labour MP for Stalybridge and Hyde<br /> ** http://www.jamespurnell.org/<br /> <br /> == Campaign Diaries ==<br /> <br /> Candidate dairies carried on media and other non-party/candidate sites.<br /> <br /> * kennedycampaign.org - Blog from the inside of the campaign of Charles Kennedy (leader of the Liberal Democrats), written by members of his campaign team<br /> ** http://www.kennedycampaign.org<br /> <br /> * Labour's David Blunkett, Lib Dem Simon Hughes - via Yahoo UK <br /> ** http://uk.news.yahoo.com/promo/election05_diary.html<br /> <br /> * Candidate Diaries - on the Guardian<br /> ** http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/election2005/archives/candidates_diaries<br /> <br /> * The New Party Campaign Diary<br /> **http://www.newpartyforum.co.uk/campaign2005/<br /> <br /> == Best Individual Candidate Websites ==<br /> <br /> None were nominated. Here are sources with links to individual candidate sites:<br /> <br /> * Politics.Co.UK<br /> ** http://www.politics.co.uk/candidatefindpage.aspx?menuindex=430014379<br /> <br /> * Ask Artistole - Guardian - Dig down<br /> ** http://politics.guardian.co.uk/aristotle<br /> <br /> * Candidate Sites by Party<br /> ** [http://www.e-democracy.org/directory/index.php?c=/Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/Society_and_Culture/Politics/Elections/2005/Candidates/ Open Directory]<br /> <br /> == Mobile Sites/SMS Features ==<br /> <br /> * Stop Nuisance Election Calls - Campaign organised by the Liberal Democrats to stop the use of unsolicited phone calls during the campaign<br /> ** http://www.libdems.org.uk/tps/<br /> <br /> * Track Election on your Mobile - via BBC<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/frontpage/4425283.stm<br /> <br /> * Site Name - Desription<br /> ** Full URL<br /> <br /> == Online Forums and Discussions ==<br /> <br /> Digital Democracy - Digital Democracy will enable your community to identify its top priorities in a democratic way. Digital Democracy boldly claims to be the world's first mass participation, online democratic forum. It is not a government initiative, but was developed by a group of citizens who found it difficult to influence the decisions taken by others that affect their lives.<br /> http://www.digitaldemocracy.org.uk<br /> <br /> <br /> *CoolClarity: Election 2005 - a forum dedicated to the 2005 UK elections with live Election Night coverage with own expert website pundits.<br /> **http://www.coolclarity.com/forums/index.php?showforum=56<br /> <br /> * Vote 2005 UK Election Prediction - a forum where anyone can post predictions for each of the 646 parliamentary constituencies <br /> ** http://www.vote-2005.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Vote 2005 Discussion Forum - a forum where anyone can discuss the parties and issues<br /> ** http://www.vote2005forum.org.uk/<br /> <br /> * Channel 4 - Election Forum<br /> ** http://community.channel4.com/eve/ubb.x?a=frm&amp;s=162603557&amp;f=1780098481<br /> <br /> * HeadsUp - Debating site for under-18s to share their thoughts on the election<br /> ** http://www.headsup.org.uk<br /> <br /> * The New Party - Policy, Campaign, and Election Forum<br /> ** http://www.newpartyforum.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Vote-4-Me from Votivation - Rolling Citizen's Assembly<br /> ** http://www.vote-4-me.com<br /> <br /> == Unsorted ==<br /> <br /> * Conservative Home<br /> ** http://conservativehome.com<br /> <br /> == New Sites ==<br /> <br /> After listing a site above, please list the site a second time here - most recent addition at top.<br /> <br /> *The King's Fund's General Election 2010 site - with analysis of the parties' health policies, key election questions and our expert blog. <br /> *http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/general_election_2010/index.html<br /> <br /> *Use Your Vote! Facebook Group<br /> **http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=257397189574&amp;ref=ts<br /> <br /> * The New Party<br /> ** http://www.newparty.co.uk<br /> <br /> * The New Party Campaign Diary<br /> ** http://www.newpartyforum.co.uk/campaign2005/<br /> <br /> * The New Party Forum - Policy, Campaign and Election Discussion Forum<br /> ** http://www.newpartyforum.co.uk<br /> <br /> * BBC News - Election 2005 Results map <br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/flash_map/html/map05.stm<br /> <br /> * Politics.Co.UK Candidate Directory - May 4<br /> ** http://www.politics.co.uk/candidatefindpage.aspx?menuindex=430014379<br /> <br /> * Operation Black Vote - May 4<br /> ** http://www.obv.org.uk<br /> <br /> * The Dome of Conscience - a live score board of opinions voted by Election candidates<br /> **http://www.ukdome.com<br /> <br /> * 2005 Election Leaflets - Unique Sites - 24 April <br /> ** http://leaflets2005.blogspot.com/<br /> <br /> * TheSite - Unique Sites - 24 April <br /> ** http://www.thesite.org.uk/homelawandmoney/law/election2005/linksandresources<br /> <br /> * Political Compass - Unique Sites - 24 April<br /> ** http://www.digitalronin.f2s.com/politicalcompass/extremeright.php<br /> <br /> * Vote Dorset - Unique Sites (tactical voting) - 24 April<br /> ** http://www.votedorset.net/<br /> <br /> * &quot;Who is writing the leaders' blogs?&quot; - Blogs About the Elections - 22 April<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/frontpage/4469535.stm<br /> <br /> * Nominations for the 2005 General Election (Press Association) - Unique Sites - 21 April<br /> ** http://election.press.net/nominations.html<br /> <br /> * GB Jab - Satire - 20 April<br /> ** http://www.gbjab.com/<br /> <br /> * Who Should You Vote For? (press release) - Unique Sites - 20 April<br /> ** http://www.whoshouldyouvotefor.com/press6.php<br /> <br /> * Spin On - Satire - 18 April<br /> ** http://www.spinon.co.uk/content/londoncalling <br /> <br /> * Subservient Blair - Satire - 18 April<br /> ** http://www.subservientblair.com/<br /> <br /> * The UK's Voice of Reason - Satire - 11 May<br /> ** http://www.thevoiceofreason.co.uk<br /> <br /> == Live Election Results, Discussions, Alerts ==<br /> <br /> Help add direct links to live election results, online chats, alert services.<br /> <br /> * BBC News - Election 2005 Results map<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/constituencies<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/flash_map/html/map05.stm<br /> <br /> * Guardian Election Night Blog<br /> ** http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/election2005/<br /> <br /> * I voted for you because<br /> ** http://www.ivotedforyoubecause.com<br /> <br /> * CoolClarity: Election 2005 - a discussion forum dedicated to the 2005 UK elections with live Election Night coverage with own expert website pundits and live constituency results. <br /> ** http://www.coolclarity.com/forums/index.php?showforum=56</div> 86.181.215.224 http://pages.e-democracy.org/index.php?title=UK_elections&diff=6052 UK elections 2010-04-06T20:59:14Z <p>86.181.215.224: /* New 2010 Sites to Sort */</p> <hr /> <div>Help build the most detailed laundry list of UK election 2010 links.<br /> <br /> Simple press [http://pages.e-democracy.org/index.php?title=UK_elections&amp;action=edit Edit] in section you would like to update. Currently, the links below are based on the 2005 election. Help update them for 2010. The web links are listed visibly to make it easy to cut and paste for sharing widely.<br /> <br /> After you add a link, join and announce it on the [http://forums.e-democracy.org/groups/uk UK Election Issues Forum.] Use the simple subject line &quot;New Link - Title of the site/page.&quot;<br /> <br /> More information is available on [[UK|E-Democracy.org UK]] and the communities we serve.<br /> <br /> == New 2010 Sites to Sort ==<br /> ''If you are lazy, just put new 2010 sites in here and hopefully someone will tidy things up.'' :-)<br /> <br /> *Use Your Vote! Facebook Group<br /> **http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=257397189574&amp;ref=ts<br /> <br /> * Wikipedia - United Kingdom general election 2010<br /> ** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2010<br /> <br /> * Guardian - General election 2010<br /> ** http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/general-election-2010<br /> <br /> * Telegraph - General Election 2010<br /> ** http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/election-2010/<br /> <br /> * UK General Election 2010 Blog<br /> ** http://www.general-election-2010.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Time to pick THE Twitter Hashtag for 2010<br /> ** http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23ge10<br /> ** http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23ge2010<br /> ** http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23ukelection<br /> ** http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23ukelections<br /> ** http://twitter.com/#search?q=%23ukpolitics<br /> <br /> * UK Election Twitter Aggregator<br /> ** http://www.election10.net<br /> <br /> * Democracy Club - Non-partisan volunteering<br /> ** http://www.democracyclub.org.uk/<br /> <br /> * YourNextMP - Free and open database of all the candidate standing. Crowd sourced by Demoracy Club volunteers.<br /> ** http://www.yournextmp.com/<br /> <br /> * TheStraightChoice - Election leaflet monitoring<br /> ** http://www.thestraightchoice.org/ <br /> <br /> * TheyWorkForYou - (coming soon) Candidate quiz and resulting voter quiz<br /> ** http://www.theyworkforyou.com/<br /> <br /> * ONE Vote 2010 - focussing on the fight against extreme poverty<br /> ** http://onevote2010.one.org<br /> <br /> == Major Media ==<br /> <br /> ''Listed by Alexa ranking''<br /> <br /> * BBC News - Election 2005 (plus election blog)<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/blog/default.stm<br /> <br /> * The Guardian - Election 2005 (plus an election blog)<br /> ** http://politics.guardian.co.uk/election2005<br /> ** http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/election2005<br /> <br /> * The Times - General Election 2005 (plus an &quot;Election Log&quot; blog)<br /> ** http://www.timesonline.co.uk/section/0,,19809,00.html<br /> ** http://www.timesonline.co.uk/section/0,,20809,00.html<br /> <br /> * Financial Times - UK elections 2005<br /> ** http://news.ft.com/indepth/ukelection<br /> <br /> * Sky News - Vote 05<br /> ** http://www.sky.com/skynews/vote05<br /> <br /> * Daily Telegraph - Election countdown 2005<br /> ** http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/exclusions/election2005.xml<br /> <br /> * Channel 4 - Election 2005 (plus a blog round-up)<br /> ** http://www.channel4.com/news/microsites/E/election2005<br /> ** http://www.channel4.com/news/microsites/E/election2005_blogs/index.html<br /> ** http://www.channel4.com/factcheck<br /> <br /> * The Independent - Vote 2005<br /> ** http://www.independent.co.uk/election/<br /> <br /> * Western Mail (Wales) - Politics<br /> ** http://icwales.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/newspolitics/<br /> <br /> * The Scotsman (Scotland) - Election 2005<br /> ** http://election.scotsman.com<br /> <br /> * The Herald (Scotland) - Politics<br /> ** http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/<br /> <br /> * London 24 - Election 2005 - Local London papers<br /> ** http://www.london24.net/elections/<br /> <br /> Also, see:<br /> <br /> * Yahoo (UK &amp; Ireland) - Election 2005<br /> ** http://uk.news.yahoo.com/promo/election05_index.html<br /> <br /> * News Now - Headlines<br /> ** http://www.newsnow.co.uk/newsfeed/?name=Election+%28UK%29<br /> <br /> <br /> == Political Parties ==<br /> <br /> * Labour Party<br /> ** http://www.labour.org.uk<br /> ** [http://www.facebook.com/labourparty Facebook] - [http://twitter.com/UKLabour Twitter] - [http://www.youtube.com/user/theuklabourparty YouTube]<br /> <br /> * Conservative Party<br /> ** http://www.conservatives.com<br /> ** [http://www.facebook.com/conservatives Facebook] - [http://twitter.com/conservatives Twitter] - [http://www.youtube.com/webcameronuk YouTube]<br /> <br /> * Liberal Democrats (+ Scottish and Welsh Liberal Democrats)<br /> ** http://www.libdems.org.uk<br /> ** http://www.scotlibdems.org.uk/<br /> ** http://www.demrhyddcymru.org.uk/<br /> <br /> * Scottish National Party (SNP)<br /> ** http://www.snp.org<br /> <br /> * Plaid Cymru - Party of Wales<br /> ** http://www.plaidcymru.org<br /> <br /> * Green Parties<br /> ** http://www.greenparty.org.uk - Green Party of England and Wales<br /> ** http://www.scottishgreens.org - Scottish Green Party<br /> ** http://www.greens-in.org - Green Party in Northern Ireland<br /> <br /> * UK Independence Party<br /> ** http://www.ukip.org<br /> <br /> * The New Party<br /> ** http://www.newparty.co.uk<br /> <br /> * The Official Monster Raving Loony Party<br /> ** http://www.omrlp.com<br /> <br /> * British National Party<br /> ** http://bnp.org.uk<br /> <br /> * More - From the Electoral Commission<br /> ** http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/regulatory-issues/partylinks.cfm<br /> <br /> == Unique Sites ==<br /> <br /> *The King's Fund's General Election 2010 site - with analysis of the parties' health policies, key election questions and our expert blog.<br /> *http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/general_election_2010/index.html<br /> <br /> * Pocket Politics - Compare up to 6 party policies at a time on 12 issues for 13 UK parties<br /> ** http://pocketpolitics.co.uk/compare/start.html<br /> <br /> * Not Apathetic - Clever site where non-voters can explain why they are not voting from http://MySociety.Org<br /> ** http://www.notapathetic.com<br /> <br /> * FactCheck - run by the TV station Channel 4<br /> ** http://www.channel4.com/news/factcheck/<br /> <br /> * Perfect.co.uk eDemocracy - Robin Grant's ongoing coverage of the internet's use in the election campaign.<br /> ** http://perfect.co.uk/edemocracy<br /> ** Overview of the action up until 11th April http://perfect.co.uk/2005/04/the-internet-election<br /> <br /> * Spoil Your Vote - online campaign to encourage people to express their dissatisfaction but still actually vote<br /> ** http://www.spoilyourvote.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * Vote For A Change - online campaign to achieve positive reform<br /> ** http://www.voteforachange.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * Political Betting - blog that demonstrates the punters know more than the pundits or pollsters<br /> ** http://www.politicalbetting.com<br /> <br /> * UK Polling Report - summary of opinion polls, with its associated blog<br /> ** http://pollingreport.co.uk/voteALL.html<br /> ** http://pollingreport.co.uk/blog/index.php<br /> <br /> * ePolitix.com Vote 2005 - election news and background<br /> ** http://www.dodsparlicom.com/vote2005/default.htm<br /> <br /> * The British Election Study (University of Essex) - rolling campaign survey<br /> ** http://www.essex.ac.uk/bes/index.html<br /> <br /> * Y-Vote 2005 Mock Elections 2005 - resource (from the Hansard Society) to enable schools to stage mock elections<br /> ** http://www.mockelections.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Who Should You Vote For? - a tool to help voters decide which party most closely represents their views (NB: now the most popular political site in the UK)<br /> ** http://www.whoshouldyouvotefor.com/<br /> ** http://www.whoshouldyouvotefor.com/press6.php<br /> <br /> * Who Do I Vote For? - another tool to help voters decide which party most closely represents their views (sound familiar?)<br /> ** http://www.whodoivotefor.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * Political Survey 2005 - opinion questionnaire that shows how your views compare with the rest of the British population<br /> ** http://politicalsurvey2005.com/<br /> <br /> * How They Voted 2005 (... and so how you should) - short quiz (from The Public Whip) to compare your views with the actual votes of your local MP on key issues, to help you decide<br /> ** http://www.publicwhip.org.uk/election.php<br /> <br /> * Political Compass - questionnaire to work out where you stand ideologically (on a two-dimensional grid rather than a simple left-right linear model)<br /> ** http://www.digitalronin.f2s.com/politicalcompass/extremeright.php<br /> <br /> * Stolen Votes - campaign against electoral fraud caused by the lax postal voting system<br /> ** http://www.stolenvotes.org.uk/<br /> <br /> * Operation Black Vote<br /> ** http://www.obv.org.uk<br /> <br /> * Don't Vote Labour - campaign to defend Scottish army regiments from abolition by the government<br /> ** http://www.dont-vote-labour.co.uk<br /> <br /> * MPs Reunited - Friends Reunited's profiles of parliamentary candidates<br /> ** http://www.mpsreunited.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * UK Elect - Election forecasting<br /> ** http://www.ukelect.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Nominations for the 2005 General Election (Press Association) - constituency-by-constituency list of all nominated candidates<br /> ** http://election.press.net/nominations.html<br /> <br /> * 2005 Election Leaflets - a project to create a digital archive of election campaign literature<br /> ** http://leaflets2005.blogspot.com/<br /> <br /> * TheSite - links and resources (from YouthNet UK) on the election for young people<br /> ** http://www.thesite.org.uk/homelawandmoney/law/election2005/linksandresources<br /> <br /> * Tactical voting sites - there are several online campaigns advocating tactical voting of one sort or another<br /> ** http://www.backingblair.co.uk<br /> ** http://www.vote4peace.org.uk<br /> ** http://www.strategicvoter.org.uk<br /> ** http://www.sonowwhodowevotefor.net<br /> ** http://www.tacticalvoter.net<br /> ** http://www.votedorset.net<br /> <br /> * Party 'watch' sites - each party has been targeted by a 'watch' blog set up by opponents, to expose various gaffes, scandals and other embarrassments<br /> ** http://labour-watch.blogspot.com<br /> ** http://www.libdemwatch.co.uk<br /> ** http://www.torytrouble.org.uk/weblog<br /> ** http://www.toryscum.com<br /> ** http://respectwatch.blogspot.com<br /> ** http://stopveritas.blogspot.com<br /> ** http://www.ukipwatch.org<br /> <br /> * Comment on the Party Manifestos<br /> ** http://www.theywanttobeelected.com/manifestos/<br /> <br /> * New European Times - Site closely allied to Daily Kos, the largest political web site in the USA, where Brits discuss political issues in their country with Americans who support the Democratic Party.<br /> **http://www.neweuropeantimes.com<br /> <br /> * The Dome of Conscience - a live score board of opinions voted by Election candidates<br /> **http://www.ukdome.com<br /> <br /> See &quot;Discussion&quot; page for extra note.<br /> <br /> == Election Starting Points ==<br /> <br /> * Open Directory Project - 2005 UK Election<br /> ** [http://dmoz.org/Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/Society_and_Culture/Politics/Elections/2005 http://dmoz.org/Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/<br /> Society_and_Culture/Politics/Elections/2005]<br /> <br /> * LookSmart - UK 2005 General Election<br /> ** [http://search.looksmart.com/p/browse/us1/us317836/us552286/us526499/us526505/us10234373/us703545/us675000/us10240196/ Web link here - too long to list]<br /> <br /> * Wikipedia - UK General Election 2005<br /> ** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election_of_2005<br /> <br /> * [[Shared Bookmarks]] - Tags from Del.icio.us<br /> ** http://delicious.com/tag/ukelection<br /> ** http://delicious.com/tag/election2005<br /> <br /> * Election 2005 - comprehensive portal<br /> ** http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/area/uk/ge05.htm<br /> <br /> * Social Science Information Gateway<br /> ** http://www.sosig.ac.uk/subject-news/index.php?cat=19 - New sites<br /> ** http://www.sosig.ac.uk/roads/subject-listing/World-cat/ukelect.html - Many sites<br /> <br /> * Google News - &quot;Internet Election 2005&quot;<br /> ** http://news.google.com/news?&amp;q=internet+election+2005<br /> <br /> * Five: Independent Coverage of UK Election - Exclusive Podcasts<br /> ** http://five.org/blog/<br /> <br /> == Government Election-related Sites ==<br /> <br /> * Electoral Commission<br /> ** http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk<br /> <br /> * About My Vote<br /> ** http://www.aboutmyvote.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * DirectGov - Election 2005<br /> ** http://www.direct.gov.uk/QuickFind/GuideToGovernment/Election2005/fs/en<br /> <br /> * Electoral Office for Northern Ireland<br /> ** http://www.electoralofficeni.gov.uk<br /> <br /> == Satire and Humour ==<br /> <br /> * The Official Monster Raving Loony Party (also under parties)<br /> ** http://www.omrlp.com<br /> <br /> * Automatic Tory Policy Generator<br /> ** http://www.westminstervillage.co.uk/policygenerator.html<br /> <br /> * Vote for Britain's Next Prime Minister<br /> ** http://www.may5election.com<br /> <br /> * Mud Slinging game<br /> ** http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/news/newsbeat/election/newsbeatgame/<br /> <br /> * Deadbrain - Election 2005<br /> ** http://deadbrain.co.uk/election2005/<br /> <br /> * The UK's Voice of Election Reason<br /> ** http://www.thevoiceofreason.co.uk/BestBits/2005/Election/index.html<br /> <br /> * The Portadown News - Northern Ireland black humour<br /> ** http://www.portadownnews.com/<br /> <br /> * Michael Howard MP - Spoof blog of the Conservative leader<br /> ** http://www.michaelhowardmp.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Alastair Campbell - Spoof blog of Tony Blair's former spin-meister<br /> ** http://www.alastair-campbell.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * Spinon - the site that brought you ''Egg Prescott'' and ''MP in a Blender'' in 2005 is back again<br /> ** http://www.spinon.co.uk<br /> ** http://www.spinon.co.uk/content/londoncalling<br /> <br /> * Your own Conservative poster - create your own parody election poster<br /> ** http://kryogenix.org/code/conposter/index.php<br /> <br /> * Doctored photo (based on Ed Matts, the Tory candidate caught out doctoring a photo), plus examples of joke versions sent to the Guardian<br /> ** http://odin.prohosting.com/~jmjmjm/thinking.html?line1Text=Rite&amp;line2Text=Ur&amp;line3Text=Own<br /> ** http://politics.guardian.co.uk/gall/0,9352,1457954,00.html<br /> <br /> * General Erection 2005 - which party leader would you most like to have sex with?<br /> ** http://www.generalerection.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * Subservient Blair - instruct Blair how to dance<br /> ** http://www.subservientblair.com/<br /> <br /> * GB Jab - Flash animation and song featuring Blair and Bush<br /> ** http://www.gbjab.com/<br /> <br /> == Blogs About the Elections ==<br /> <br /> * 2005 UK General Election - a blog of blogs<br /> ** http://www.generalelection05.com/blog<br /> <br /> * The Returning Officers - political gossip from a consortium of three of the UK's leading political bloggers<br /> ** http://returningofficers.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * UK Poli Blogs - comprehensive digest of British political blogs<br /> ** http://www.voidstar.com/ukpoliblog/index.php<br /> <br /> * Political blogs - selected list of links to UK political blogs (part of the W4MP site)<br /> ** http://www.w4mp.org/html/resources/links.asp#Politicalblogs<br /> <br /> * LibDem Blogs Aggregated! - an aggregator of blogs by individual Liberal Democrats<br /> ** http://www.libdemblogs.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Independence - Scottish National Party-related Blog<br /> ** http://scottish-independence.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * Political Betting Blog<br /> ** http://politicalbetting.com<br /> <br /> * Make Votes Count Blog<br /> ** http://www.makemyvotecount.org.uk/blog<br /> <br /> * More political blogs<br /> ** http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/area/uk/ge05/electionblogs.htm<br /> ** http://www.britblog.com/directory/category/politics.html<br /> <br /> * Jamie's Big Voice - Former homeless person and former drug addict, Jamie McCoy, blogging for homeless people to make their views known and give a commentary on the General Election campaign.<br /> ** http://jamiesbigvoice.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * Postal Voting - a blog about the issue of electoral fraud associated with postal votes<br /> ** http://postalvoting.blogspot.com/<br /> <br /> * Whittington - the blog of a Liberal Democrat cat<br /> ** http://libdemcat.blogspot.com/<br /> <br /> * &quot;Who is writing the leaders' blogs?&quot; - BBC news story, 22 April<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/frontpage/4469535.stm<br /> <br /> * Westminster Village - stories and humour from the inside-the-beltway of the UK<br /> ** http://www.westminstervillage.co.uk<br /> <br /> == Blogging Candidates ==<br /> <br /> List only those candidate sites updated most days.<br /> <br /> * List of candidates' blogs, by party (about 50)<br /> ** http://reslog.blogspot.com/2005/04/candidate-blogs-at-uk-2005-election.html<br /> <br /> * Keith Taylor for Westminster - Brighton's Green candidate with the best chance in the country of securing a Green seat.<br /> ** http://www.keithforwestminster.com<br /> <br /> * Romseyredhead - Blog of Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat MP for Romsey since 2000, standing for re-election), who's been blogging since September 2004<br /> ** http://romseyredhead.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * John Hemming's Web Log - Blog of the Liberal Democrat candidate in Birmingham Yardley<br /> ** http://johnhemming.blogspot.com/<br /> <br /> * Iain Dale for North Norfolk - Blog of Conservative candidate in North Norfolk<br /> ** http://www.iaindale.blogspot.com<br /> <br /> * Tom Watson - Blog of the Labour MP standing for re-election in West Bromwich East<br /> ** http://www.tom-watson.co.uk/<br /> <br /> * Scottish National Party Candidates<br /> ** http://www.snp.org/elections/diary/<br /> <br /> * Boris Johnson - Conservative MP standing for re-election in Henley<br /> ** http://www.boris-johnson.com<br /> <br /> * Craig Murray - Independent candidate for Blackburn<br /> ** http://www.craigmurray.co.uk/weblog.html<br /> <br /> * Pete Wishart - SNP MP standing for re-election in Perth and North Perthshire, the the Scottish National Party's Campaign Director for the Westminster elections<br /> ** http://www.snp.org/elections/diary/pete/<br /> <br /> * Kevin Stewart - SNP candidate for Aberdeen North and leader of the SNP Group in Aberdeen Council<br /> ** http://www.snp.org/elections/diary/kevin/<br /> <br /> * James Purnell - Campaign for re-election as your Labour MP for Stalybridge and Hyde<br /> ** http://www.jamespurnell.org/<br /> <br /> == Campaign Diaries ==<br /> <br /> Candidate dairies carried on media and other non-party/candidate sites.<br /> <br /> * kennedycampaign.org - Blog from the inside of the campaign of Charles Kennedy (leader of the Liberal Democrats), written by members of his campaign team<br /> ** http://www.kennedycampaign.org<br /> <br /> * Labour's David Blunkett, Lib Dem Simon Hughes - via Yahoo UK <br /> ** http://uk.news.yahoo.com/promo/election05_diary.html<br /> <br /> * Candidate Diaries - on the Guardian<br /> ** http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/election2005/archives/candidates_diaries<br /> <br /> * The New Party Campaign Diary<br /> **http://www.newpartyforum.co.uk/campaign2005/<br /> <br /> == Best Individual Candidate Websites ==<br /> <br /> None were nominated. Here are sources with links to individual candidate sites:<br /> <br /> * Politics.Co.UK<br /> ** http://www.politics.co.uk/candidatefindpage.aspx?menuindex=430014379<br /> <br /> * Ask Artistole - Guardian - Dig down<br /> ** http://politics.guardian.co.uk/aristotle<br /> <br /> * Candidate Sites by Party<br /> ** [http://www.e-democracy.org/directory/index.php?c=/Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/Society_and_Culture/Politics/Elections/2005/Candidates/ Open Directory]<br /> <br /> == Mobile Sites/SMS Features ==<br /> <br /> * Stop Nuisance Election Calls - Campaign organised by the Liberal Democrats to stop the use of unsolicited phone calls during the campaign<br /> ** http://www.libdems.org.uk/tps/<br /> <br /> * Track Election on your Mobile - via BBC<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/frontpage/4425283.stm<br /> <br /> * Site Name - Desription<br /> ** Full URL<br /> <br /> == Online Forums and Discussions ==<br /> <br /> Digital Democracy - Digital Democracy will enable your community to identify its top priorities in a democratic way. Digital Democracy boldly claims to be the world's first mass participation, online democratic forum. It is not a government initiative, but was developed by a group of citizens who found it difficult to influence the decisions taken by others that affect their lives.<br /> http://www.digitaldemocracy.org.uk<br /> <br /> <br /> *CoolClarity: Election 2005 - a forum dedicated to the 2005 UK elections with live Election Night coverage with own expert website pundits.<br /> **http://www.coolclarity.com/forums/index.php?showforum=56<br /> <br /> * Vote 2005 UK Election Prediction - a forum where anyone can post predictions for each of the 646 parliamentary constituencies <br /> ** http://www.vote-2005.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Vote 2005 Discussion Forum - a forum where anyone can discuss the parties and issues<br /> ** http://www.vote2005forum.org.uk/<br /> <br /> * Channel 4 - Election Forum<br /> ** http://community.channel4.com/eve/ubb.x?a=frm&amp;s=162603557&amp;f=1780098481<br /> <br /> * HeadsUp - Debating site for under-18s to share their thoughts on the election<br /> ** http://www.headsup.org.uk<br /> <br /> * The New Party - Policy, Campaign, and Election Forum<br /> ** http://www.newpartyforum.co.uk<br /> <br /> * Vote-4-Me from Votivation - Rolling Citizen's Assembly<br /> ** http://www.vote-4-me.com<br /> <br /> == Unsorted ==<br /> <br /> * Conservative Home<br /> ** http://conservativehome.com<br /> <br /> == New Sites ==<br /> <br /> After listing a site above, please list the site a second time here - most recent addition at top.<br /> <br /> *The King's Fund's General Election 2010 site - with analysis of the parties' health policies, key election questions and our expert blog. <br /> *http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/general_election_2010/index.html<br /> <br /> *Use Your Vote! Facebook Group<br /> **http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=257397189574&amp;ref=ts<br /> <br /> * The New Party<br /> ** http://www.newparty.co.uk<br /> <br /> * The New Party Campaign Diary<br /> ** http://www.newpartyforum.co.uk/campaign2005/<br /> <br /> * The New Party Forum - Policy, Campaign and Election Discussion Forum<br /> ** http://www.newpartyforum.co.uk<br /> <br /> * BBC News - Election 2005 Results map <br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/flash_map/html/map05.stm<br /> <br /> * Politics.Co.UK Candidate Directory - May 4<br /> ** http://www.politics.co.uk/candidatefindpage.aspx?menuindex=430014379<br /> <br /> * Operation Black Vote - May 4<br /> ** http://www.obv.org.uk<br /> <br /> * The Dome of Conscience - a live score board of opinions voted by Election candidates<br /> **http://www.ukdome.com<br /> <br /> * 2005 Election Leaflets - Unique Sites - 24 April <br /> ** http://leaflets2005.blogspot.com/<br /> <br /> * TheSite - Unique Sites - 24 April <br /> ** http://www.thesite.org.uk/homelawandmoney/law/election2005/linksandresources<br /> <br /> * Political Compass - Unique Sites - 24 April<br /> ** http://www.digitalronin.f2s.com/politicalcompass/extremeright.php<br /> <br /> * Vote Dorset - Unique Sites (tactical voting) - 24 April<br /> ** http://www.votedorset.net/<br /> <br /> * &quot;Who is writing the leaders' blogs?&quot; - Blogs About the Elections - 22 April<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/frontpage/4469535.stm<br /> <br /> * Nominations for the 2005 General Election (Press Association) - Unique Sites - 21 April<br /> ** http://election.press.net/nominations.html<br /> <br /> * GB Jab - Satire - 20 April<br /> ** http://www.gbjab.com/<br /> <br /> * Who Should You Vote For? (press release) - Unique Sites - 20 April<br /> ** http://www.whoshouldyouvotefor.com/press6.php<br /> <br /> * Spin On - Satire - 18 April<br /> ** http://www.spinon.co.uk/content/londoncalling <br /> <br /> * Subservient Blair - Satire - 18 April<br /> ** http://www.subservientblair.com/<br /> <br /> * The UK's Voice of Reason - Satire - 11 May<br /> ** http://www.thevoiceofreason.co.uk<br /> <br /> == Live Election Results, Discussions, Alerts ==<br /> <br /> Help add direct links to live election results, online chats, alert services.<br /> <br /> * BBC News - Election 2005 Results map<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/constituencies<br /> ** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/vote2005/flash_map/html/map05.stm<br /> <br /> * Guardian Election Night Blog<br /> ** http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/election2005/<br /> <br /> * I voted for you because<br /> ** http://www.ivotedforyoubecause.com<br /> <br /> * CoolClarity: Election 2005 - a discussion forum dedicated to the 2005 UK elections with live Election Night coverage with own expert website pundits and live constituency results. <br /> ** http://www.coolclarity.com/forums/index.php?showforum=56</div> 86.181.215.224