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What is Love Your Vote?

Love Your Vote aims to raise awareness of voting and to increase the number of people who vote, to give everyone the chance to shape the future of the country. 

For over a year we've been working with the Houses of Parliament to arrange workshops around the country to explain the process of politics and how to vote. These workshops have been delivered to over 1000 people.

We aren't running Love Your Vote workshops anymore but the Parliamentary Outreach Service run training courses throughout the year. Find out more.

You can also hold a free Ask Your Question event where people with learning disabilities and autism can quiz local MPs about issues important to them.

There will be more opportunities to vote and support someone else to. Talk to your local electoral office and find out more about voting and how to help make it more accessible; holding a mock election is a great way to get used to the voting process and printing mock voting sheets is a good way to practice. 

We're also encouraging people to register to vote, and support others to. If you don't register you won't be able to vote in any elections, including local.

Have your say and Love Your Vote!

How else can I get involved in Love Your Vote?

Join the conversation on Twitter at @dimensionsuk #LoveYourVote.

Where can I find more information about voting?

Parliamentary Outreach run voting workshops, you can find out more about Parliamentary Outreach on their website.

Mencap have published guides on registering to vote and how to vote as part of their Hear My Voice campaign. You can download their All About Voting guides from their website.

United Response share regular updates about current affairs in their Easy News online magazine. You can download these resources from their website.

The Government have a website detailing how to register to vote and changes to the system. Find out more about voter registration on their website.

The Electoral Commission have a website where you can find out how to vote, information about different types of voters and what you can vote for. Find out more about your right to vote on their website.

Love your vote

In 2012 our survey found less than 10% of people with learning disabilities voted in their local elections.

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