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Neil Stockley, one of the best Liberal Deomcrat commentators when it comes to messaging and presenting a coherent narrative, has taken a look at the message which propelled Brian Paddick to victory in the London Mayor selection contest: Liberal Democrat selection campaigns for London mayor are strange beasts, as the party seeks out a mega-campaigner [...]
Congratulations Brian: First round Brian Paddick 1,289 (42%) Mike Tuffrey 1,232 (40%) Brian Haley 316 (10%) Lembit Opik 252 (8%) Total valid votes: 3,089 Second round Brian Paddick 1,567 (51%) Mike Tuffrey 1,476 (49%) Majority: 91 (2%) Commenting, Brian Paddick said: “I want to thank my fellow candidates for engaging in a high standard of […]
Yesterday London Region chair Jonathan Fryer outlined the timetable for selecting the party’s London Assembly and Mayor candidates. But who will be in the running to be the Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of London? As previously covered, Lembit Opik has publicly declared his intention to go for the selection. Regular readers of this site will [...]
If you go to Amazon searching for “Why vote Liberal Democrat?”, edited by Danny Alexander and just published by Biteback, you may be surprised to find yourself being presented instead with a book of the same title from 1997, written by William Wallace. The new book is misfiled by Amazon under the title “Why vote [...]
Featuring a host of stars including Paddy “I never predict the outcome of elections, but this one feels good” Ashdown, Ming Campbell, Julia Goldsworthy, Nick Clegg, Brian Paddick, lots of balloons and several printing machines: Details of how to help in the Henley by-election at are www.henleylibdems.org.uk
Here’s the email which Brian Paddick sent out to supporters earlier today: It feels a bit like waking up with a hangover but without the headache! Thank you so much for all the hard work and support that was put into our campaign. It is important to recognise the unique nature of this set of London […]
Online buzz and the London Mayor election: final figures showing Paddick getting the most positive coverage
The latest figures from http://www.opinion-tracker.co.uk/ about the online coverage being garnered by the London Mayor candidates show Brian Paddick as the only one out of himself, Livingstone, Johnson and Berry to overall be getting more positive then negative coverage. Full details on their site.
A short and to the point letter from Brian Paddick in today’s Times: Sir, Your headline “I could work with Boris but I couldn’t trust Ken, says Lib Dems’ Paddick” (April 22) is inaccurate. Let me be clear. I would not work for Boris Johnson. Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson are both wrong for London’s […]
So says Hitwise, the internet traffic analysis company, in this interesting report. UPDATE: Meanwhile, this interesting tracker of online discussion says that Brian Paddick is getting the most positive online buzz, though Boris Johnson is the person most talked about.
On Friday night, Brian Paddick became the first British politician to use UStream.TV for a live question and answer session, broadcast over the internet. The 60 minute session was hosted by Susan Kramer, Liberal Democrat MP for Richmond Park. Taking into account viewers at the time and since, it garnered approaching 1,000 viewers, with the […]