News & Updates

What we're working on, the e-democracy landscape, and the future of collective decision making

Using the Represent API for #GE2017

What does it do? Represent and the Represent API are a toolbox for a modern democracy. The API includes the ability to: Create and verify profiles Create polls and questions, and vote on them. View, analyse, and weight results, including demographic...

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Bringing digital disruption to government

A few weekends ago we were invited to speak at TransPolitica, a conference on real world policy changes for a radically better future. Together with Tim from the CivicTech coworking hub RainGods (home to Represent's London office) and Dan from MegaNexus we discussed...

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ProgCode network – civictech in the USA

CivicTech is a global phenomena, arguably most coming of age during Obama's first campaign, and more recently Donald Trump's campaign has made powerful and inventive use of the resources available in the 2015 election to target and mobilise voters. The Bernie...

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Do we still need political parties?

This article originally appeared in the New Statesman, 4 October 2016 Technology has changed everything. Apart from politics. When the Uber of democracy hits, will parties still have a role? It’s party conference season. Political parties appear to be doing well – about a...

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Good schools for everyone report

For the last month we've been inviting you to have your say on the future of schools in England so that your ideas can be included in the Department of Education's policy proposals. We're really pleased to say that your...

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