Political

Liberal Democrats overtake Labour in council by-election vote share

I recently highlighted the steady flow of councillors switching to the Liberal Democrats. Alongside that, there’s been a steady rise in the Liberal Democrat vote share in council by-elections. So much so that the party has overtaken Labour in vote share so far this year, even though the wards up have not been particularly Lib Dem-friendly.

Here’s the data:
Election Maps UK graph of council by-election results in 2019

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