Calling FT readers: join us on the UK campaign trail

What exactly is it like to report on a political campaign? The Financial Times is looking for two UK-based readers to join our political editor George Parker for a day on the campaign trail ahead of the general election. The day will be filmed for a short FT video, and you will have the chance to write your impressions of the experience, which will be published on

If this interests you, share your thoughts below before 11pm BST on Tuesday May 17. These questions are meant to get to know you a bit better so we can choose two readers with different outlooks on the election.

You will be notified of our selection soon after the application period closes. Keep in mind it will be on a work day. We will cover your travel costs.

* required

Name *

We will only use your information for the purposes of choosing individuals to join the campaign trail.

Email address *

Location (town, country) *

Job title and company *

Age range *

How do you plan to vote? *

Are you voting differently than you have in the past? Are you voting tactically? Are you undecided?

Share a bit about your current thoughts on the upcoming election. *

In a few sentences, tell us why joining George for a day interests you and what you think you would bring to the experience. *

Are you eligible and planning to vote in the UK general election on June 8? *

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