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.


Electoral Commission turns to Snapchat in bid to boost teenager electoral registration

With the registration deadline for May’s Scottish local elections approaching, the Electoral Commission is turning to Snapchat in a bid to raise electoral registration levels among teenagers. … Read the full post »