Read about the 2016 local council elections, held on Thursday 5 May. They coincided with elections to the Scottish Parliament, Welsh Assembly and, in London, for both the Mayor and Assembly.

For a full data series of the annual local election results, see my LocalBase.


How accurate are the Thrasher and Rallings local election predictions for Labour?

Unlike the consistent over-estimation of the Lib Dems, for Labour the Thrasher and Rallings predictions have a lot more variation – including a spectacular failure in 2013. … Read the full post »