NVRD Results – New World Record.

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015
NVRD Results – New World Record.

And the numbers are in… and it was a world record. The efforts of National Voter Registration Day have beaten all expectations, and all records for the last 200 years worldwide. A massive 441,500 people took power and joined the electoral register last week. Whilst this is highest recorded figure for the UK, it’s also […]

Boring / Important

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015
Boring / Important

Website Spring Clean: For the last few days I have been trawling the Bite The Ballot website doing a full audit. From how things look on differing monitor sizes and devices, to copy and call to action throughout the site. It is boring, but, it is important. Doing a spring clean on your website can […]

Hope

Posted by on Feb 15, 2015
Hope

Over the past 6/7 months of working with Bite The Ballot I have had my eyes opened more than ever before about the power of participation. People aren’t selfish or apathetic, they have been robbed of hope. They have had their thoughts, aspirations and power, shrink wrapped through a series of broken systems — schooling, […]

#NVRD 2015

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015
#NVRD 2015

National Voter Registration Day started in 2014 and is the brain child of Bite The Ballot. The goal of the day is to register as many people as possible to vote. Last years efforts saw 50,000 people registered. This year the goal was 250,000. I started working with Bite The Ballot a few months after […]

NVRD up in lights at Big Ben

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015
NVRD up in lights at Big Ben

Seeing your work up in lights on Big Ben is quite a surreal experience, but that is exactly what happened. On the Eve of the official National Voter Registration Day we made our way down to Big Ben to see a fantastic animation being beamed into Big Ben. The very first NVRD in 2014 managed […]

#WeWantMore – Stats and Insight

Posted by on Jan 10, 2015
#WeWantMore – Stats and Insight

9th January 2015 was the day that Bite The Ballot showed the government that they were no pushover! The Prime Minister decided to let us down over #LeadersLive and therefore became the only leader of a major political party not to bother appearing on the show. Let’s just say that didn’t go down too well. […]

The Basics – Reshoot

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015
The Basics – Reshoot

Today we filmed some famous faces, Eliza Doolittle over 20 YouTubers & the presenter, Max Rushden in the re-shoot of ‘The Basics’. The basics is a game that has been developed to be played with young people, in classrooms predominantly, to help young people get an understanding about politics. Having played the game myself I […]

#LeadersLive Event Roundup

Posted by on Dec 27, 2014
#LeadersLive Event Roundup

The Event So this is a short run down on how the event went: UK party leaders answer questions from a small live audience of YouTubers, celebrities and influential people. The event is live and streamed across YouTube. The ‘at home’ audience is encouraged to tweet in to the show with reactive questions, comments and […]

Creating a Digital Democracy #LeadersLive

Posted by on Dec 1, 2014
Creating a Digital Democracy #LeadersLive

Last week, Wednesday 26th November, saw the launch of #LeadersLive – a project I have been lucky enough to be involved with at the highest level between Bite The Ballot, Bite News, ITV News and Twitter. Leaders Live aims to bring together, in a UK first, the leaders from all major political parties to speak […]

Leaders Live Launch Day – Stats and Insights

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014
Leaders Live Launch Day – Stats and Insights

Direct from Twitter UK head office we launched Leaders Live today! For those of you who don’t know, Leaders Live is an initiative brought together by Bite The Ballot together with Bite News, ITV News, and Twitter UK. The event will put the spotlight on all of the major political party leaders to bring them together […]