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Simple press [http://pages.e-democracy.org/index.php?title=UK_elections&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.
 
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'''DISCUSSION''' - 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 "New Link - Title of the site/page."
  
 
More information is available on [[UK|E-Democracy.org UK]] and the communities we serve.
 
More information is available on [[UK|E-Democracy.org UK]] and the communities we serve.
  
 
== New 2010 Sites to Sort ==
 
== New 2010 Sites to Sort ==
''If you are lazy, just put new 2010 sites in here and hopefully someone will tidy things up.'' :-)
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Put new 2010 sites in here and we will integrated them below.
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* Google UK Election search trends
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** http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/landing/elections2010/
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*Political Science Resources election page
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**http://www.politicsresources.net/area/uk/ge10/ge10.php
  
 
* Wikipedia - United Kingdom general election 2010
 
* Wikipedia - United Kingdom general election 2010
 
** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2010
 
** http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2010
 
* Guardian - General election 2010
 
** http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/general-election-2010
 
 
* Telegraph - General Election 2010
 
** http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/election-2010/
 
  
 
* UK General Election 2010 Blog
 
* UK General Election 2010 Blog
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* UK Election Twitter Aggregator
 
* UK Election Twitter Aggregator
 
** http://www.election10.net
 
** http://www.election10.net
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* Democracy Club - Non-partisan volunteering
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** http://www.democracyclub.org.uk/
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* YourNextMP - Free and open database of all the candidate standing. Crowd sourced by Demoracy Club volunteers.
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** http://www.yournextmp.com/
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* TheStraightChoice - Election leaflet monitoring
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** http://www.thestraightchoice.org/
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* TheyWorkForYou - (coming soon) Candidate quiz and resulting voter quiz
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** http://www.theyworkforyou.com/
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* ONE Vote 2010 - how the fight against extreme poverty is being covered in the election
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** http://onevote2010.one.org
  
 
== Major Media ==
 
== Major Media ==
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''Listed by Alexa ranking''
 
''Listed by Alexa ranking''
  
* BBC News - Election 2005 (plus election blog)
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* BBC News - Election 2010
** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005
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** http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/election_2010/default.stm
** http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/vote_2005/blog/default.stm
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* The Guardian - Election 2005 (plus an election blog)
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* The Guardian - Election 2010 (plus an election blog)
** http://politics.guardian.co.uk/election2005
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** http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/general-election-2010
** http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/election2005
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** http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/blog
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** http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/series/general-election-2010-live-with-andrew-sparrow
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* The Times - Election '10
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** http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/
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** http://generalelection2010.timesonline.co.uk
  
* The Times - General Election 2005 (plus an "Election Log" blog)
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* Financial Times - UK general election 2010
** http://www.timesonline.co.uk/section/0,,19809,00.html
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** http://www.ft.com/indepth/general-election-2010
** http://www.timesonline.co.uk/section/0,,20809,00.html
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* Financial Times - UK elections 2005
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* Sky News - Decision Time
** http://news.ft.com/indepth/ukelection
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** http://news.sky.com/skynews/Election/debatequestion
  
* Sky News - Vote 05
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* Daily Telegraph - General Election 2010, VoteMatch
** http://www.sky.com/skynews/vote05
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** http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/election-2010/
 
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** http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/election-2010/7541285/How-should-I-vote-in-the-General-Election-2010.html
* Daily Telegraph - Election countdown 2005
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** http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/exclusions/election2005.xml
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* Channel 4 - Election 2005 (plus a blog round-up)
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* Channel 4 - Vote 2010
** http://www.channel4.com/news/microsites/E/election2005
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** http://www.channel4.com/news/news_category/vote_2010
** http://www.channel4.com/news/microsites/E/election2005_blogs/index.html
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** http://blogs.channel4.com/factcheck/
** http://www.channel4.com/factcheck
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* The Independent - Vote 2005
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* The Independent - Election 2010
** http://www.independent.co.uk/election/
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** http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/
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** http://todayinpolitics.independentminds.livejournal.com/
  
 
* Western Mail (Wales) - Politics
 
* Western Mail (Wales) - Politics
** http://icwales.icnetwork.co.uk/0100news/newspolitics/
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** http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/welsh-politics/
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** http://blogs.walesonline.co.uk/achangeoftrouble/
  
* The Scotsman (Scotland) - Election 2005
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* The Scotsman (Scotland) - Politics
** http://election.scotsman.com
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** http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/sectionhome.aspx?sectionID=6990
  
 
* The Herald (Scotland) - Politics
 
* The Herald (Scotland) - Politics
** http://www.theherald.co.uk/politics/
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** http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/politics
  
* London 24 - Election 2005 - Local London papers
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* Belfast Telegraph
** http://www.london24.net/elections/
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** http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/politics/
  
 
Also, see:
 
Also, see:
  
* Yahoo (UK & Ireland) - Election 2005
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* Yahoo (UK & Ireland) - Elections 2010
** http://uk.news.yahoo.com/promo/election05_index.html
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** http://uk.news.yahoo.com/elections/
  
* News Now - Headlines
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== Political Parties ==
** http://www.newsnow.co.uk/newsfeed/?name=Election+%28UK%29
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* Labour Party
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** http://www.labour.org.uk
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** [http://www.facebook.com/labourparty Facebook] - [http://twitter.com/UKLabour Twitter] - [http://www.youtube.com/user/theuklabourparty YouTube]
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* Conservative Party
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** http://www.conservatives.com
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** [http://www.facebook.com/conservatives Facebook] - [http://twitter.com/conservatives Twitter] - [http://www.youtube.com/webcameronuk YouTube]
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* Liberal Democrats (+ Scottish and Welsh Liberal Democrats)
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** http://www.libdems.org.uk
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** http://www.scotlibdems.org.uk/
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** http://www.demrhyddcymru.org.uk/
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** [http://www.facebook.com/libdems Facebook] - Twitter - Youtube
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* Scottish National Party (SNP)
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** http://www.snp.org
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* Plaid Cymru - Party of Wales
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** http://www.plaidcymru.org
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* Green Parties
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** http://www.greenparty.org.uk - Green Party of England and Wales
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** http://www.scottishgreens.org - Scottish Green Party
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** http://www.greens-in.org - Green Party in Northern Ireland
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* UK Independence Party
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** http://www.ukip.org
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* The New Party
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** http://www.newparty.co.uk
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* The Official Monster Raving Loony Party
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** http://www.omrlp.com
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* British National Party
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** http://bnp.org.uk
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* The Liberal Party
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** http://www.liberal.org.uk
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* More - From the Electoral Commission
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** http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/regulatory-issues/partylinks.cfm
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== Facebook Pages and Groups ==
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* Facebook - DemocracyUK
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** http://www.facebook.com/democracyuk
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*Digital Democracy UK Facebook Group
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**http://www.facebook.com/pages/Digital-Democracy/337385836971
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* UK Election Issues Forum - Facebook Version
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** http://www.facebook.com/pages/UK-Election-Issues-Forum-2010-United-Kingdom-at-E-Democracyorg/368566021031?ref=mf
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*Use Your Vote! Facebook Group
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**http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=257397189574&ref=ts
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* Sky News Leaders Debate
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** http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sky-News-Leaders-Debate/144626466059
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* Political Parties
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** http://www.facebook.com/conservatives
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*** http://www.facebook.com/DavidCameron
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** http://www.facebook.com/labourparty
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** http://www.facebook.com/libdems
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*** http://www.facebook.com/nickclegg
  
 
== Unique Sites ==
 
== Unique Sites ==
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*Digital Democracy UK - 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.
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**http://www.digitaldemocracy.org.uk
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*The King's Fund's General Election 2010 site - with analysis of the parties' health policies, key election questions and our expert blog.
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**http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/general_election_2010/index.html
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* Pocket Politics - Compare up to 6 party policies at a time on 12 issues for 13 UK parties
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** http://pocketpolitics.co.uk/compare/start.html
  
 
* Not Apathetic - Clever site where non-voters can explain why they are not voting from http://MySociety.Org
 
* Not Apathetic - Clever site where non-voters can explain why they are not voting from http://MySociety.Org
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** http://pollingreport.co.uk/voteALL.html
 
** http://pollingreport.co.uk/voteALL.html
 
** http://pollingreport.co.uk/blog/index.php
 
** http://pollingreport.co.uk/blog/index.php
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* Twitvoteuk - poll for Twitter users to submit their vote and view it on a national map consitituency-by-constituency
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** http://www.twitvoteuk.org.uk
  
 
* ePolitix.com Vote 2005 - election news and background
 
* ePolitix.com Vote 2005 - election news and background
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== Satire and Humour ==
 
== Satire and Humour ==
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* MyLabourPosters
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** http://mylabourposter.typepad.com
  
 
* The Official Monster Raving Loony Party (also under parties)
 
* The Official Monster Raving Loony Party (also under parties)
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* GB Jab - Flash animation and song featuring Blair and Bush
 
* GB Jab - Flash animation and song featuring Blair and Bush
 
** http://www.gbjab.com/
 
** http://www.gbjab.com/
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* Election2010 - Fripley explains all. Satire
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**http://election2010fripleysview.wordpress.com/
  
 
== Blogs About the Elections ==
 
== Blogs About the Elections ==
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* LabourList
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** http://www.labourlist.org
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* Left Foot Forward
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** http://www.leftfootforward.org
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* Liberal Democrat Voice
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** http://www.libdemvoice.org
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* Conservative Home
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** http://conservativehome.blogs.com
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''Older from 2005 ... needs cleaning:''
  
 
* 2005 UK General Election - a blog of blogs
 
* 2005 UK General Election - a blog of blogs
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== Online Forums and Discussions ==
 
== Online Forums and Discussions ==
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*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.
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**http://www.digitaldemocracy.org.uk
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*CoolClarity: Election 2005 - a forum dedicated to the 2005 UK elections with live Election Night coverage with own expert website pundits.
 
*CoolClarity: Election 2005 - a forum dedicated to the 2005 UK elections with live Election Night coverage with own expert website pundits.
 
**http://www.coolclarity.com/forums/index.php?showforum=56
 
**http://www.coolclarity.com/forums/index.php?showforum=56
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* Vote-4-Me from Votivation - Rolling Citizen's Assembly
 
* Vote-4-Me from Votivation - Rolling Citizen's Assembly
 
** http://www.vote-4-me.com
 
** http://www.vote-4-me.com
 
== Political Parties ==
 
 
* Labour Party
 
** http://www.labour.org.uk
 
 
* Conservative Party
 
** http://www.conservatives.com
 
 
* Liberal Democrats (+ Scottish and Welsh Liberal Democrats)
 
** http://www.libdems.org.uk
 
** http://www.scotlibdems.org.uk/
 
** http://www.demrhyddcymru.org.uk/
 
 
* Scottish National Party (SNP)
 
** http://www.snp.org
 
 
* Plaid Cymru - Party of Wales
 
** http://www.plaidcymru.org
 
 
* Green Parties
 
** http://www.greenparty.org.uk - Green Party of England and Wales
 
** http://www.scottishgreens.org - Scottish Green Party
 
** http://www.greens-in.org - Green Party in Northern Ireland
 
 
* The New Party
 
** http://www.newparty.co.uk
 
 
* The Official Monster Raving Loony Party
 
** http://www.omrlp.com
 
 
* More - From the Electoral Commission
 
** http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/regulatory-issues/partylinks.cfm
 
  
 
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*Digital Democracy UK - 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.
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**http://www.digitaldemocracy.org.uk
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*The King's Fund's General Election 2010 site - with analysis of the parties' health policies, key election questions and our expert blog.
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*http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/general_election_2010/index.html
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*Use Your Vote! Facebook Group
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**http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=257397189574&ref=ts
  
 
* The New Party
 
* The New Party
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* 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.  
 
* 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.  
 
** http://www.coolclarity.com/forums/index.php?showforum=56
 
** http://www.coolclarity.com/forums/index.php?showforum=56
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Latest revision as of 11:03, 26 August 2011

Help build the most detailed laundry list of UK election 2010 links.

Simple press 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.

DISCUSSION - After you add a link, join and announce it on the UK Election Issues Forum. Use the simple subject line "New Link - Title of the site/page."

More information is available on E-Democracy.org UK and the communities we serve.

New 2010 Sites to Sort

Put new 2010 sites in here and we will integrated them below.

  • YourNextMP - Free and open database of all the candidate standing. Crowd sourced by Demoracy Club volunteers.

Major Media

Listed by Alexa ranking

Also, see:

Political Parties

Facebook Pages and Groups

Unique Sites

  • Digital Democracy UK - 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.
  • Twitvoteuk - poll for Twitter users to submit their vote and view it on a national map consitituency-by-constituency
  • 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
  • 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.
  • The Dome of Conscience - a live score board of opinions voted by Election candidates

See "Discussion" page for extra note.

Election Starting Points

Society_and_Culture/Politics/Elections/2005]

Government Election-related Sites

Satire and Humour

Blogs About the Elections

Older from 2005 ... needs cleaning:

  • 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.

Blogging Candidates

List only those candidate sites updated most days.

  • Romseyredhead - Blog of Sandra Gidley (Liberal Democrat MP for Romsey since 2000, standing for re-election), who's been blogging since September 2004
  • 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

Campaign Diaries

Candidate dairies carried on media and other non-party/candidate sites.

  • kennedycampaign.org - Blog from the inside of the campaign of Charles Kennedy (leader of the Liberal Democrats), written by members of his campaign team

Best Individual Candidate Websites

None were nominated. Here are sources with links to individual candidate sites:

Mobile Sites/SMS Features

  • Stop Nuisance Election Calls - Campaign organised by the Liberal Democrats to stop the use of unsolicited phone calls during the campaign
  • Site Name - Desription
    • Full URL

Online Forums and Discussions

  • 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.
  • Vote 2005 UK Election Prediction - a forum where anyone can post predictions for each of the 646 parliamentary constituencies

Unsorted

New Sites

After listing a site above, please list the site a second time here - most recent addition at top.

  • Digital Democracy UK - 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.
  • The Dome of Conscience - a live score board of opinions voted by Election candidates

Live Election Results, Discussions, Alerts

Help add direct links to live election results, online chats, alert services.

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