A year ago, the Liberal Democrat gains in the local elections were our best ever local election results. … Read the full post »
Read about 2019’s big round of annual council elections, held on the first Thursday in May (2 May).
They saw the Liberal Democrats make the biggest round of gains in the party’s history (+704) along with very heavy Conservative loses. Unusually for the main opposition party, Labour under Jeremy Corbyn also lost seats, whilst the Greens and independents also saw gains.
For a full data series of the annual local election results, see my LocalBase.
Thank you! We’ve now raised enough money to give a special package of support to four people from areas without Liberal Democrat councillors. Only a few hundred more pounds will mean a fifth person can receive it too. … 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 »
Welcome to the latest episode of Never Mind The Bar Charts, in which Stephen Tall and I pick over the 2019 local election results and look forward to the Euros. … Read the full post »
A footnote to the 2019 Liberal Democrat local elections performance, the Liberal Democrat performance in Peterborough. … Read the full post »
An update on my local election results analysis, with this handy table from John Curtice showing how the changes in party support varied depending on how Remain or Leave an area was in the European referendum. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #124 came out at the weekend looking, surprise surprise, at the Lib Dem performance in the 2019 local elections. … Read the full post »
An update on my post about over 1,000 people joining the party since the spectacular local election results. It’s now over 2,000. … Read the full post »
What can one say about this tweet? Let’s go for, ‘thank you, Terry’. … Read the full post »
No, it’s not about just how well the Liberal Democrats did. Rather, it’s about the sort of seats that were up for election this year. … Read the full post »