Affiliated Supporter: a supporter who signs up through an affiliated organisation. e.g., a trades union
AGM: Annual General Meeting
BAME: BAME stands for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic
Canvassing (also called "door knocking"): this a doorstep conversation with a voter, the gold standard of election campaigning. Here we find out the things that are important to voters and encourage our supporters to get out to vote.
CLP: Constituency Labour Party
Doorknocking (also called "canvassing"): this a doorstep conversation with a voter, the gold standard of election campaigning. Here we find out the things that are important to voters and encourage our supporters to get out to vote.
EC: Executive Committee. Elected officers at ward and constituency level form the Executive Committee.
GM: General Meeting. The General Meeting is where decisions are made for the whole constituency.
GOTV: Get Out The Vote
GOTPV: Get Out The Postal Vote
Labour Group: the group of Labour councillors on Islington council
LCF: Local Campaign Forum – a borough wide group of delegates from Islington North and Islington South & Finsbury CLPs as well as from the council to discuss campaign issues for the borough
INCLP: Islington North Constituency Labour Party
NEC: National Executive Committee - find out more here
NPF: National Policy Forum - find out more here
PLP: Parliamentary Labour Party
Registered Supporter: A supporter who paid £3 for a vote in the 2015 leadership contest; this expires a year after the date you joined unless you re-join as an Affiliated Supporter or full Member You can re-join at https://join.labour.org.uk/
Short campaign: A period of time before election day during which all details of expenditure must be sent to the candidate for inclusion in their records.
Ward (sometimes also called a branch): the basic geographical building block of the Labour Party. Islington North has eight Wards - Finsbury Park, Highbury East, Highbury West, Hillrise, Junction, Mildmay, St Georges or Tollington
Young member: if you are under 27 you are automatically a member of Young Labour http://www.younglabour.org.uk
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