Read about the 2018 local council elections, held on Thursday 3 May and which saw the Liberal Democrats under Vince Cable make more net gains than the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn.

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


Can parties sign up more people to postal votes with mailings? Some evidence

Welcome to the latest in my occasional series highlighting interesting findings from academic research. Today – how do party efforts to persuade supporters to sign up for postal votes work? … Read the full post »