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The original version of this page was on DoWire.Org. With the next UK election, it will be here.

Scores of Internet and politics buffs helped build one of the most detailed laundry list of UK election 2005 links.

We've had over 7000 page views so far.

This page is now frozen. If you have an important addition, contact Steven Clift.


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Live Election Results, Discussions, Alerts

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

Major Media

Listed by Alexa ranking

Also, see:

Unique Sites

  • 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

  • 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

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

Political Parties

Unsorted

New Sites

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

  • The Dome of Conscience - a live score board of opinions voted by Election candidates
 

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