Photograph an election leaflet in Huntingdon
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Please dig out of the bin any election leaflets you've recently received. Or ask friends or neighbours, or wait a few days until you get one through the door.
To complete this task you first need to photograph or scan the leaflet, transfer the image to your computer, and then click "start task" to upload them.
Leaflets normally get thrown away and the authorities do not have an official process for monitoring dodgy election leaflets, so it is down to you to make sure there is no funny business going on where you live!
We're doing things in partnership with our frields at http://www.TheStraightChoice.org/. They are creating a live online archive of election leafletsthroughout the campaign. There are 2 reasons why this is a helpful thing to be doing.
1) Promises that candidates make in their leaflets can be compared to what they promise to do elsewhere, for example in responses to the local issues you helped collect over the last few weeks. In the future we can also compare the voting record of MPs with what they promised on the campaign trail.
2) It helps catch parties or candidates who are breaking electoral law - 2 parties have been reported to the authorities based on leaflets uploaded to TheStraightChoice.org in the past couple of weeks.
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