In the immediate aftermath of this May’s London Mayor and Assembly elections, it became clear that mistakes had been made during the count. … 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 comprehensive review into the 2008 London elections has suggested that up to 41,000 votes went unaccounted for. … Read the full post »
There’s some interesting online discussion from Labour perspectives about how they got their relatively good local election results in Oxford this May. … Read the full post »
It is not exactly every day that someone gets accused by both a radio station and a local newspaper of making up quotes from them. The person in question is Labour Councillor Alan Graves. … Read the full post »
I’ve already blogged about how London Elects admitted to failing to count all the votes in the London Mayor election. Now looking through the detailed figures I see that Lambeth has sprouted two extra wards. … Read the full post »
A letter has gone out today from Anthony Meyer, the Greater London Returning Officer, providing further details of the London election results. In it he admits that the Mayor result as declared at the time was inaccurate. … Read the full post »
One fact I’ve not seen remarked upon: this year’s gains means the Liberal Democrats have gained seats in six out of the last seven years of local elections. … Read the full post »
Here’s the email which Liberal Democrat Mayor of London candidate Brian Paddick sent out to supporters after the result. … Read the full post »
Labour’s hold of Enfield and Haringey and gain of Brent and Harrow London Assembly seats are striking results at a time of Labour defeats in so many other places. … Read the full post »
Here are some of the benchmarks the media set for the Liberal Democrats ahead of the 2008 local council elections. … Read the full post »