Read about the 2009 local elections. Rather than being held on the first Thursday in May, they were delayed until June in order to coincide with the European Parliament elections.

The Conservatives, under David Cameron, made significant gains. They were at the expense of Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s Labour Party.


So, what do you make of this graph about gender and politics? (2009 version)

Here’s the proportion of local election candidates of the three main parties who were female over the last twenty-five years. … Read the full post »