Biden won a coalition of support spanning from Democratic Socialists like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, all the way through to the wife of John McCain, the Republican who ran against Barrack Obama in 2008.
“The thing you must always remember is that you aren’t voting for your next representative… you are voting for your next oppressor. And it doesn’t matter if they promise you a bigger cage or a […]
Voting is already compulsory in 22 countries across the world, including Australia and Belgium. In the last UK general election, in 2017, the voting turnout was 69%. In Australia’s 2019 federal election, it was 92%. […]
Spoiling your ballot paper, no matter how strongly you dislike all the options, is not a viable solution, and here’s why.
The year is 2004, and the Labour government is seeking to legislate to ensure everyone in the UK carries a form of identification. Amongst those stood in honourable opposition to such a measure is failed […]
With the announcement of the Snap Election that is going to take place on June 8th later this year, speculation is already occurring over whom 18-24 year olds will vote for. AKA, who will the […]
Union offers free pint in return for votes, contradicting assertion it “will never serve an alcoholic drink for less than £1.50”. Leeds University Union’s stance on alcohol has been called into question after they introduced […]
This year’s elections saw fewer students voting than last year. A total of 6561 voted in this year’s Leadership Race, a decrease from last year’s turnout of 7744. Students have been voting since Monday to […]
Shortly after the Brexit result came out my friends and I decided to go and drown our sorrows at the nearest bar, however for one of us this was a celebration as he had voted […]
You walk into the voting booth and before you are your choices. You’ve weighed the facts, considered each candidate for their merits yet you remain uncertain about your choice. For some unknown reason you drift […]
After three years studying politics, it has occurred to me that the more I learn, the less I know. My political beliefs have, particularly at university, been thrown up in the air and I now […]
In an ideal world, we’d like to put forward a vote for the party that we’d like to see win the election. In an ideal world, our vote would always count. Unfortunately, we live in […]