British voters are set to be subjected to a new form of choosing leader – digital democracy.

In a country where many powers are actually wielded by Europe, it seems as though politicians are more than ever desperate for votes – hardly surprising given the turnout in the 2001 and 2005 elections was around 60% (in contrast to the 71% vote in 1997).

Many  commentators have predicted that choosing new political leaders will increasingly resemble TV talent shows Рtrue or not, there can be no denying that the political parties are desperate for votes from all corners of society, and are embracing the digital age in order to speak directly to as many people as they can Рincluding the young, to whom this election is vital.


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