Read about the Lewisham East by-election, 2012, caused by the resignation of Labour MP Heidi Alexander to take up a post with the Mayor of London.


Huge swing to Lib Dems in Lewisham East, leapfrogging Conservatives

One Parliamentary by-election, one council by-election and one delayed council election (due to the death of a candidate) this week. … Read the full post »


A double dose of by-election campaigning (sort of)

A double dose of “by-election” campaigning today. First up with the Southwark team, where the brilliant Humaira Ali, William Houngbo and Damian O’Brien face a delayed election (yes, technically not a by-election, fellow election law enthusiasts) due to the sad death of a candidate during the scheduled election. … Read the full post »