United Kingdom: Record-breaking day sees 470k register to vote online | Wired UK

Nearly half a million people registered to vote for the 2015 general election as the deadline closed yesterday, smashing the previous single-day 24 hour record by more than 300,000 people. A total of 469,047 people used the online system to add their name to the electoral roll with a further 15,965 people registering by post. The last-minute rush saw a record-breaking day for voter registrations — the previous record for single-day sign-ups was 166,000 on 5 February 2015.

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