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.


How not to do postal votes

All things considered, not the wisest of choices by the new Wiltshire Council to send out examples of how to complete your ballot paper which show someone voting Conservative.

A particularly odd decision given how common instructions are which show dummy party and candidate names. … Read the full post »