Voter registration day

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Voter registration day

  1. 1. T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y Major fifth : The missing young
  2. 2. Politics is power. www.demsoc.org | @demsoc T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y
  3. 3. Yesterday and today. Politics is power www.demsoc.org | @demsoc T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y
  4. 4. But taking power is optional %ge of voters saying “certain” to vote 80 60 40 20 0 18-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65+ Source: Populus Tracker opinion poll 31 Jan - 2 Feb 2014 www.demsoc.org | @demsoc T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y
  5. 5. The price of non-participation Voting intention 18-25 Voting intention 65+ 60 60 50 50 40 40 30 30 20 20 10 10 0 0 Cons Lab LD UKIP Green Other Cons Lab LD UKIP Green Other Of those saying they would vote. Source: Populus Tracker opinion poll 31 Jan - 2 Feb 2014 www.demsoc.org | @demsoc T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y
  6. 6. is being ruled by others The 18-25 Parliament LD 9 Other 24 The 65+ Parliament LD 16 Other 28 Cons 161 Lab 216 Lab 456 Cons 390 Of those saying they would vote. Source: Populus Tracker opinion poll 31 Jan - 2 Feb 2014 www.demsoc.org | @demsoc T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y
  7. 7. The European Parliament (Your MEPs) (David Cameron) Draft www.demsoc.org | @demsoc Pass Law T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y
  8. 8. Euro-votes matter UK MEPs Cons [ECR] Lab [S&D] LD [ALDE] UKIP [EFD] BNP Green [EFA] Other 0 www.demsoc.org | @demsoc 6 12 18 24 30 T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y
  9. 9. Not all the same UKIP Lab Cons Grn Global carbon tax Y Y N Y 40% women on boards N Y N Y Restrict GMOs Y Y N Y End nuclear energy N N N Y Longer maternity leave X Y N Y Single EU defence Y Y N Y www.demsoc.org | @demsoc T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y
  10. 10. But it’s not just about voting www.demsoc.org | @demsoc T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y
  11. 11. Testing new ways of connecting www.demsoc.org | @demsoc T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y
  12. 12. Can’t do it alone www.demsoc.org | @demsoc T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y
  13. 13. Presentation for the Democratic Society by Anthony Zacharzewski. January 2014. ! ajz10@demsoc.org @anthonyzach www.demsoc.org | @demsoc T H E D E M O C R AT I C S O C I E T Y

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