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The results are in:

In March 2019, members of United Citizens voted for the issue they want to campaign on first. Here are the results.

Vote period: 25th to 31st March 2019
Registered voters: 133
Votes cast: 69
Turnout: 52%


IssueVotesPercentage of votes
Democratic accountability of tech leaders2333%
Disinformation and fake news2333%
Poor conditions for digital-age workers812%
Data exploitation1015%
Lethal automated weapons57%

We have a tie for first place: Both “Democratic accountability of tech leaders” and “Disinformation and fake news” have the highest number and share of votes.

Next steps
As explained in the voting briefing, as there is no clear winning issue, a second round will now take place. Members will have the chance to choose out of the top two issues.

Step 1: A link to the voting page and an access password for the second round will be shared with you on Monday 8th April.
Step 2: Please use the password to access the page.
Step 3: Vote for which of the two issues you want United Citizens to campaign on, using your membership number and email.
Step 4: We will count the votes, then share the results with you.

Deadline for second round vote: 23:59 BST, Sunday 14th April 2009

“As a team, we’re really excited by the results of our first ever international vote! Now, with two options to choose from in the second round of voting, we await the final decision from our members in the vote next week. Taking a step back to look at the bigger picture, this is about two things: First, it is about deciding as a community, which problem we want to address first. Second, it is about building an example of how global democracy can work. Let’s do this!”
– Alex, Alvin, Cyrille, and Yue (United Citizens Team)

Questions: If you have any enquiries, email us UnitedCitizens@fourth.group.