The 2008 Newsnight London Mayor debate had a very revealing moment about Boris Johnson’s grasp of the facts. Or rather, non-grasp. … Read the full post »
Read about the 2008 round of local elections held as is the norm on the first Thursday in May.
The Conservatives, under David Cameron, made gains at the expense of Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s party.
A quick update about Walsall Conservative councillor Mohammed Munir, whose suspension from the party after postal vote fraud allegations relating to the 2008 local election I previously covered. … Read the full post »
Although I wrote and appeared in the media aplenty talking about the internet and its impact during the 2010 general election and in its immediate aftermath… … Read the full post »
Mohammed Saghir, the former Conservative councillor in Calderdale who went on trial for electoral fraud earlier this year, has now been convicted. … Read the full post »
Two former Conservative councillors are facing legal action over electoral fraud whilst in addition the Electoral Commission has decided to investigate the BNP’s accounts. … Read the full post »
Mohammed Saghir, 63, of Gibbet Street, Halifax, has denied five charges of rigging proxy votes. … Read the full post »
Courtesy of the Hull Labour Party, from the May 2008 elections where this gem appeared on doorsteps. … Read the full post »
The newly published Thrasher & Rallings analysis of May’s local election results once again gives a breakdown of candidates and councillors by gender. … Read the full post »
Don’t believe the pessimistic cliches: the evidence is that turnout is on the rise. … Read the full post »
Thank you The Times for crediting Liberal Democrat Voice for the story about Boris Johnson and light bulbs, so I hope it isn’t too churlish to ask… … Read the full post »