Straplines and Mission: “Voting Counts is a simple, unbiased political resource that helps you make informed decisions when voting.”


Youth-led StartUp Founded by Rachael Farrington in 2014, at the age of 18. She still continues to coordinate the content of this digital platform with the support of a small group of volunteers. “All of our content is created by young adults and students.”

Activities Include: Digital Platform and social media providing information, blogs and resources,  targeting both young people and partners, such as schools, particularly in the run up to General and Local Elections. Media work and activity to promote Voter Registration.

Reach: Twitter 2933; Facebook 3400;

Young Voices Heard: Through the ballot box

Recognition: Digital Democracy Award 2018 (Your UK Parliament Awards); Young Advocate of the Year (Democracy Week Awards 2018); Pure Potential Awards (2016)

Contact email:   Sources:  Feb/20 Websites, Facebook, LinkedIn



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