Political

Four council by-elections but only two Lib Dem candidates

After last week’s slow start to this year’s council by-elections, this week brings four council contests. Only half of them, alas, had Liberal Democrat candidates.

No Lib Dems there, but a reminder from elsewhere of the number of votes which can be unlocked by running a candidate where there previously wasn’t one:

These by-election results round-ups cover principal authority by-elections. See my post The danger in celebrating parish and town council wins for your own party for the reasons to avoid straying too often into covering town, parish or community council by-elections.

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