Read about the 2006 local government elections which were held on Thursday 4 May. The contests included four directly elected Mayors, all the seats in the London borough councils, a third of the seats in the Mets and a third of the seats in some district and unitary councils. Several councils also elected half of their seats.


What do the academics say? Persuading someone to vote comes with a free bonus

If you persuade someone to go out and vote in one election, do you get a bonus benefit in that they are also then more likely to vote in future elections? … Read the full post »