Pollwatch Day 1 #ge2010 – Lib Dems at 20%, Lab 30%, Tories 38%

by Stephen Tall on April 6, 2010

Lib Dem Voice doesn’t usually obsess about polls – we round them up on a monthly basis when you can see trends, but we don’t try and read huge significance into every statistical blip. General elections, however, are different.
Like it or not, all of us who are political obsessives will be slavishly following every […]

Top of the Blogs: The Golden Dozen #163

by Stephen Tall on April 6, 2010

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 163rd weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (28th March – 3rd April, 2010), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.
Don’t forget: you can now sign up […]

Donate today – help get the Lib Dems off to a flying start! #ge2010

by Stephen Tall on April 6, 2010

Today marked the official start of the general election campaign. And today’s the day you could help ensure the Lib Dems get the best possible result – by making a donation to support the Lib Dem Voice election appeal.
Thanks to the support of LDV readers, we have just crossed the £1,000 threshold – a terrific […]

Is it time to dust off the John Cleese election campaign strategy?

by Stephen Tall on April 6, 2010

It’s one of the most famous party election broadcasts of all time – John Cleese’s classic 1987 appeal to the British public to reject the extremism of left and right as represented by ‘Loony Labour’ councils and Mrs Thatcher’s Tories, and opt for the reasonable party of the centre, the SDP/Liberal Alliance.
For those who’ve […]