It’s time for the near-traditional Liberal Democrat Newswire leadership election survey. Are you a member? Please have your say in this survey. … Read the full post »
Read about Liberal Democrat MP and former government minister Jo Swinson. She was a Member of Parliament from 2005 to 2015, serving in the coalition government, lost her seat in 2015 and then won it back in 2017. Later that year she became Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats.
She is the author of Equal Power and how you can make it happen, published in 2018.
A fascinating set of answers to the question I posted on Twitter and Facebook about what is making party members change their minds in the leadership contest. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat membership is now at a record high, having passed 105,480. What might this mean for the Davey vs Swinson contest? … Read the full post »
Nominations have closed and it’s official: the contest to be the next Liberal Democrat leader is between Jo Swinson and Edward Davey. … Read the full post »
Welcome to the latest episode of Never Mind The Bar Charts, featuring a special interview with Tim Farron and including his advice for the next party leader as well as tips on what members should ask in hustings meetings. … Read the full post »
What does the data tell us about how much public interest Ed Davey and Jo Swinson have secured over the years? Take a look at these graphs to find out… … Read the full post »
A usual part of leadership contests, in the Liberal Democrats and elsewhere, is the tallying up of how many MP endorsements each candidate has secured. … Read the full post »
You can now watch in full the first hustings from the contest between Jo Swinson and Edward Davey to succeed Vince Cable as leader of the Liberal Democrats. … Read the full post »
There has not (yet?) been any public polling about the Liberal Democrat leadership race itself. However, we do have the YouGov Ratings… … Read the full post »
The first hustings from the Liberal Democrat leadership contest, with Ed Davey and Jo Swinson debating Friday night in Islington, reminded me of Chapter 11 of 101 Ways To Win An Election. … Read the full post »