Welcome to the latest in my occasional series highlighting interesting findings from academic research. Today – how leaflets (which we know from other research work at helping to win elections) help raise turnout. … Read the full post »
Read about the 2017 local elections, held on Thursday 4 May after a the 2017 general election had been called but before it took place.
For a full data series of the annual local election results, see my LocalBase.
A little belatedly, it’s time for the 2017 version of my annual post about the gender balance amongst council candidates and councillors in the big May round of elections. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #95 came out at the weekend, taking a look at how the Liberal Democrats performed in last week’s local elections. You can now read it in full below, but if you’d like the convenience of getting it direct by email in future just sign up for it here: A warm welcome to all … Read the full post »
What to make of the Liberal Democrat performance in the 2017 local elections? Here are six parts of an answer to that. … Read the full post »
Membership of the Liberal Democrats has now surpassed its previous 1992 peak and is at its highest level in the history of the party. … Read the full post »
Quick, easy and simple ways you can help the Liberal Democrats win in May and in June. … Read the full post »
Who can disagree with this local campaign issue from the Conservatives in Basingstoke? … Read the full post »
Surrey councillor Christine Elmer said she found it “impossible to be a member of the Conservative party” and had joined the the Lib Dems. … Read the full post »
On Thursday 4 May, voters across Scotland will use the single transferrable vote (STV) voting system to cast their vote in the Scottish council elections. … Read the full post »
“I don’t want increased child care. Women with small children should stay home,” says Ukip election candidate Gisela Allen. … Read the full post »