The London Lib Dem list selections show the way to improving party selection rules and processes more generally. … Read the full post »
In Liberal Democrat circles, One Member One Vote (OMOV) refers to the plans to switch from conference representatives voting at federal conference and electing the federal committees to all members being able to. These changes were introduced in 2016.
OMOV has also sometimes been used to refer to similar reforms at other levels of the party.
Yesterday, Liberal Democrat conference voted to implement the rule changes to bring in one member one vote (OMOV). What does this mean? … Read the full post »
A good test of a proposed new rule is to imagine: if it was already in place, would you be convinced by arguments to abolish it? … Read the full post »
The path to introducing OMOV for Liberal Democrat federal conferences and committee elections hasn’t been a smooth one but now a workable package of rule changes to implement it is up for debate at the Bournemouth conference. … Read the full post »
Much to my relief, the Liberal Democrat Newswire poll for the leadership contest turned out very close to the result and was the most accurate of the published polling. … Read the full post »
A simple out-and-out abolition of the English Party in one blow is possible, but… … Read the full post »
Read why both Tim Farron and Norman Lamb would be wise to set out explicitly a commitment to reform the Liberal Democrat English Party. … Read the full post »
There may very well be some very interesting internal bureaucratic times ahead… … Read the full post »
Party conference voted to move to OMOV. What needs to be got right to make this work? … Read the full post »
My first reaction on seeing the Liberal Democrat federal committee election results was one of puzzlement. Surely I couldn’t be reading the results correctly, because those numbers looked much too small to be people’s first preference totals? … Read the full post »