Read about the 2019 UK general election, held on Thursday 12th December and in which Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson was seeking a majority after being elected party leader earlier in the year.


Did tactical voting sites benefit the Liberal Democrats?

Interesting initial analysis by Chris Hanretty based on looking at the difference that being backed by a tactical voting site made to the Lib Dem vote share. … Read the full post »


5 things campaigners do on polling day

Well, people vote… and campaigners also campaign. If you’re not used to political campaigning, what happens on polling day (and indeed the very fact that it’s a super-busy day rather than the quiet day it usually is in the political news coverage) can be a bit of a mystery. … Read the full post »