canvassing

It comes after a row over a tweet which appeared to show church members canvassing for Conservative council by-election candidate Jayde Edwards.
Being 17 in the run up to a General Election is excruciatingly painful. Of course, it is inevitable that there will be this group of frustrated teenagers, but in 2015 I was glad that this "so close but so far limbo-land" would not happen to me and my friends. Oh, how wrong I was!
There are two weeks to go to the General Election and the pain is really starting to kick in. You're counting down the days and adding up the calories as you binge on Mars Bars to keep the energy levels going. You can hardly face another voter and simple tasks like getting in and out of the car result in aches and pains like never before. It's just not fun anymore.
All over the UK, right now, there are doorstep campaigners who are fighting for something they believe in through reasoned, peaceful, democratic argument. That is a valuable thing, and perhaps we need it more than ever.
The next election is upon us and the Tories have a new weapon in their arsenal - it's called road trip 2015. This involves young future Tory politicians going out on the streets campaigning on issues that matter to local communities.
My girlfriend was spending the evening on Facebook (evidently far more interesting than talking to me) and she was prompted by Facebook to fill in a survey. This was an official survey which appeared in the top half of page above the newsfeed and not just a link from an advertiser.