Last modified July 2, 2015 by Kelly McBride

How to decide

There are many ways that voters can find out what general election candidates believe or would like to do if elected. It is up to you to find out which candidate(s) you think best reflect what you believe and what you want to see from society.

It can be difficult to keep track of what each political party wants to do about an issue, or to compare what you stand for with what a political party wants if elected, but you have a range of options – both online and offline – to find out more information.

Once you delve into the facts you might be surprised to find that you have something in common with a political party you haven’t considered supporting before, or that one you were planning to vote for doesn’t really represent what’s important to you.

Some ways to find out more information to help you decide who to vote for include: