The LDV Leaders’ Debate Verdict: Nick Clegg the winner #GoNick #leadersdebate #GE2010

by Stephen Tall on April 15, 2010

I cannot tell you how good it is to be able to type the words, “Nick Clegg was the clear winner”, and know that not only is it my view, but that it’s the public view, too. We’ve already published the two poll results which matter: those showed Nick was judged to have done best […]

Leaders’ Debate live-chat: now open

by Stephen Tall on April 15, 2010

Here at Lib Dem Voice, there is live-chat co-hosted with Mark Thompson’s Mark Reckons blog. Live-blogging action from Lib Dems can be found at:
Paul Walter’s Liberal Burblings
Tom King’s The World Forgetting, By The World Forgot
Burke’s Works’ The Bureau of Sabotage
Leader Election Debate Live Chat – 1

LDVideo #GE2010 #GoNick – Nick anticipates tonight’s televised debate. But how are we all feeling?

by Stephen Tall on April 15, 2010

Today’s election campaign has been something of a rest-day for the leaders, with no major set-piece launches or interviews, as all three focus on tonight’s televised leaders’ debate. The preparations have dominated the political news all day, with intense speculation about who’ll win, and indeed whether anybody will win.
In the two video clips below, Nick […]

Pollwatch Day 9 #GE2010 – Lib Dems at 20%, Lab 31%, Tories 38%

by Stephen Tall on April 15, 2010

Three new polls cpublished today:

YouGov in the Sun … CON 41%(+2), LAB 32%(+1), LIB DEM 18%(-2)
ComRes for the Independent/ITV … CON 35%(-1), LAB 29%(-2), LIB DEM 21%(+2)
Harris for Metro … CON 36%(-1), LAB 27%(nc), LIB DEM 23%(+1)

What does all this mean for Anthony Wells’ UK Polling Report ‘poll of polls’ average? Well, there’s no change […]

The first televised leaders’ debate – join us for the live-chat tonight!

by Stephen Tall on April 15, 2010

After all the anticipation, tonight sees the first of the live televised leaders debates, from 8.30 pm on ITV1. We suspect this may just attract some interest among LDV readers, and so we’ve teamed up with Mark Thompson of the award-winning Mark Reckons blog to co-host a live-chat for the three debates.
Join us here from […]

3 to see: Lib Dem #GE2010 campaign coverage (15/4/10)

by Stephen Tall on April 15, 2010

Pushed for time, but want to keep up-to-date with how the campaign’s going? Here are today’s must-reads …

Liberal Democrat manifesto: Tough but fair (Guardian)
There’s a warm welcome for the party’s manifesto from the two progressive quality papers. Here’s the Grauniad:
Right now, the Liberal Democrats are in the midst of what may be the most […]