The Chair is Dorothy Thornhill, who was the elected Mayor of Watford for 16 years, leading a successful turnaround of the council’s administration and quality of services. … Read the full post »
Read about the May 2019 European Parliament elections (with the d’Hondt list PR system).
It originally looked like Britain would have left the European Union before these elections took place but that changed with the extension of the Article 50 process.
The Liberal Democrats had a record-breaking result, with 15 MEPs and outpolling both Labour and the Conservatives.
In the new year, the party will be kicking off its formal review of both the general election and the European Parliament election. … Read the full post »
Why did the Liberal Democrats do so well in the local and European Parliament elections – and how can this success be repeated? … Read the full post »
Chris Hanretty has calculated estimates as to what the European Parliament election result was in each Westminster constituency. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #125 came out last week, taking a look at the remarkable European Parliament elections and what comes next for the Lib Dems. … Read the full post »
The 3.5 million Leave-voting Labour supporters have got a lot of attention. Until very recently, very little attention has been paid to another 3.5 million. … Read the full post »
Welcome to the latest episode of Never Mind The Bar Charts, in which Stephen Tall and I picked over the European election results and what comes next for the Lib Dems. … Read the full post »
Well, here we go… It’s been an election campaign with remarkably good polls for the Liberal Democrats, even suggesting the party could beat the Conservatives for the first time in a national election since 1906.
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First analyses of the European elections turnout changes look promising for Remain and the Lib Dems. … Read the full post »
What a brilliant effort by Liberal Democrats all around Britain today. And fantastic to see so many Labour supporters, even members, quietly joining the Lib Dem ranks… … Read the full post »