If you are hoping to get elected in one of the elections due in May (or, very wisely, are already thinking further ahead), then hopefully you’ve found many of the posts run over the last few months useful in giving you ideas.
Here’s a quick recap of five of the main posts worth (re)reading over Christmas to look for ideas and tips:
- Want to win an election? Not sure how to use the internet?: A beginner’s guide on how to use the internet wisely for electioneering.
- How to be a Lib Dem blogger: get our collected series of articles: A collection of the best advice from Liberal Democrat bloggers.
- Eight lessons from the general election campaign for activities outside politics: Although I wrote this piece for a non-political audience, the eight lessons also apply to political campaigning too.
- Learning the lessons of the 2010 general election: And of course, winning elections is not just about the internet – so here is some advice about one of the other key tools, direct mail.
- Thinking of standing for election or re-election next year? The questions you should ask yourself: Far more important than getting the detail of your campaigning techniques right is getting your approach to campaigning for your area right. See how you do on our quick quiz.