At the heart of Black Britain’s spiritual capital, Windrush Sq, Brixton, OBV will launch its General Election voter registration campaign.
26th Feb 2015 at 12 Noon
With the campaign bus OBV eXpress, Operaton Black Vote aims to target more than 1 million new voters, many in marginal seats which could decide who wins May’s 2015 General Election. OBV’s research has clearly shown that the Black and minority ethnic vote could be a deciding factor in up to 168 marginal seats.
On board the bus, will be a bank of computers to enable individuals to register to vote online. All those going to register to vote must bring their National Insurance number.
Although the bus is targeting BME voters, they are also working with other organisations including Operation Disability Vote and Bite the Ballot.
“We hope many of you will come to Windrush Square to see the start of this bus tour that will include areas with high BME populations from Brixton to Bradford, to Birmingham to Bristol and more.
Our demand from all the political parties is that they have a clear plan how they will tackle race inequality, particularly in employment, education, and the criminal justice system. Our strength to make those demands is by reclaiming democracy through participating.
Come down to Windrush Square on Thursday 12 noon, and let’s show all the political parties that we mean business and demand to be listened to.”