If you have been registered to vote, you can have a say in what kind of people you would like to to run the government and also your local council (you will get two votes in Thurrock this year). If you are not registered, you can always register for the next election.
There are seven candidates (people who would like you to vote for them) standing to be your local Member of Parliament (MP) in the General Election in Thurrock. You can find out about them by clicking on their name or picture below...
Tim Aker (UKIP)
Jamie Barnes (Cannabis is Safer than Alcohol)
Polly Billington (Labour Party)
Jackie Doyle-Price (Conservative Party - Thurrock's previous MP)
Rhodri Jamieson-Ball (Liberal Democrats)
Aba Kristilolu All People's Party
Daniel Munyambu Independent
There is also more information on the people above at YourNexMP.com, some great videos at YourThurrock and some Easy Read manifestos for the Labour, Conservative, UKIP, Liberal Democrat and Green parties to help you understand what these people stand for.
Your Thurrock MP and your local council member can help you fight for things you believe in. "Please vote. It's important." - Lee at TEN-TV