Letmevote UK is part of Letmevote EU, an independent citizens' group promoting active citizenship in the EU. We promote voter registration and participation of all EU citizens, including mobile EU citizens, who live and work in other EU countries than the one they come from. We believe in a Europe of the people, of engaged citizens, and of active communities.
LetmevoteUK has issued a joint statement with other leading EU organisations in the UK expressing concern why some EU voters were not able to vote in EP2014.
The European Citizens Initiative is a new democratic tool in the EU, which is still very much at an early stage in its development. In short, it is a framework for EU citizens’ petitions.
Letmevote’s Susanne Kendler commented on the day via Twitter, while Letmevote’s Chair Philippe Cayla participated as a speaker at the conference in Brussels.
Letmevote’s Nicolas Delaby’s interview with Delano magazine on the outcomes of the Letmevote ECI and what the future holds for mobile EU citizens in Luxembourg.
The time period for the collections of signatures of the European Citizens Initiative (ECI) Letmevote ended on 28/01/2014. What did the ECI achieve?
On invitation of the ‘Initiative for the European Citizens’ Initiative’ ECI organisers and experts assembled in Brussels on 04/12/2013 to discuss problems the ECIs experienced.
Letmevote / Europeens Sans Frontieres Chair Philippe Cayla talks about the raison d’etre for Letmevote in this video (in French).
In October 2013 Etienne Schneider, Deputy Prime Minister of Luxembourg and Minister for the Economy, expressed his support for the Letmevote concept.
Read a selection of Letmevote UK’s famous twitter-based democracy-enhancing ‘Voting Limericks’. They are calls to action – to sign the Letmevote ECI, to vote, to support EU citizens’ vote.
Letmevote’s Nicolas Delaby explains why Letmevote matters to him as a French citizen, living and working in Luxembourg.
Alex Taylor is a British-born journalist living mostly in France. As a European citizen who has first hand experience of not being able to vote, he supports Letmevote.
Letmevote’s Catriona Seth, a member of the citizen’s committee of the ECI Letmevote, gave an interview to Letmevote’s fellow ECI Fratenite 2020 in December 2012.
This is an English translation of an article by Philippe Cayla and Catherine Colonna published in the French newspaper Le Monde in April 2012.
This is an English translation of the thought piece Philippe Cayla published first in the French newspaper Liberation on 8 Dec 2011 titled ‘Let’s start with the Europeans!’