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It was back in 2007, when Lib Dem Voice founder Rob Fenwick decided to stand down. He drove a hard bargain, as you can see:
Well done to party Chief Executive Tim Gordon whose rating in the latest Lib Dem Voice poll of party members is not only up, it’s also the highest rating secured by a party Chief Exec in any of the Lib Dem Voice polls. Tim has been a little cagey in the past about how he [...]
There’s been an interesting debate over the last few days about the state of Liberal Democrat blogging, triggered by a thought-provoking piece from Jonathan Calder about the Lib Dem Voice Blog of the Year Awards and with a recent contribution from my Lib Dem Voice Co-Editor colleague Stephen Tall, which includes a good round-up of [...]
Here’s the result of a survey of the public about their awareness of different blogs:
Results from the Lib Dem Voice member surveys often get picked up by the media (including this graphic) and other websites these days. They also often generate lively discussion online, not only on Lib Dem Voice itself. As a result, there are various questions about the accuracy or otherwise of the surveys which often come [...]
The latest Lib Dem Voice survey of party members included this question: Which prominent Lib Dems who are NOT MPs (eg, peers, campaigners) are doing an effective job of promoting the party to the public? Please write-in. The top ten names given by party members were: Lord (Matthew) Oakeshott Lord (Paddy) Ashdown Mark Pack Evan [...]
Today’s Independent carries this letter from Stephen Tall and myself: You can see the results of all of the Liberal Democrat party member surveys here.
Over on his blog Iain Sharpe has wondered about the European views of Liberal Democrat members: Are the Lib Dems really pro-European?… Lib Dem attitudes towards Europe reminds me of G.K. Chesterton’s The man who was Thursday. In this novel, the members of an anarchist cell are one-by-one revealed to be undercover policemen. In a similar way, [...]
As my fellow Lib Dem Voice team member Sara Bedford spotted this morning, Nick Clegg has called for a “louder Lib Dem Voice”. So I’ve been doing my duty and ordering one of these for each of us on the team: Higher volume, here we come.
It can be fun to let people know when you’ve been campaigning – but it’s also an extremely effective way to encourage more people to campaign too. If someone sees that their friends are doing campaigning, they are more likely to campaign themselves. And so the Lib Dem Voice Facebook app (kindly part-funded by Liberal [...]