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.


It appears that the way to avoid being surprised by election results is, ahem, to read me

Regular readers may recall that ahead of the 2017 general election I pointed out how the polls weren’t really all over the place and the range of likely results they pointed to included the Conservatives losing their majority. … Read the full post »