Pollwatch Day 26 #GE2010 – Lib Dems at 25-29% in today’s polls

by Stephen Tall on May 1, 2010

Four polls published tonight:
YouGov in the S.Times … CON 35%(+1), LAB 27%(-1), LIB DEM 28%(nc)
ComRes/ for the S.Mirror/S.Independent … CON 38%(+2), LAB 28%(-1), LIB DEM 25%(-1)
ICM in the S.Telegraph … CON 36%(+3), LAB 29%(+1), LIB DEM 27%(-3)
Angus Reid in the S.Express … CON 35%(+2), LAB 23%(nc), LIB DEM 29%(-1)
These are an improved set of […]

Clegg in the (Lib Dem-supporting) Guardian: “We have taken Labour’s place in UK politics”

by Stephen Tall on May 1, 2010

Today’s Guardian carries an in-depth interview with Nick Clegg (it’s labelled ‘Exclusive’, which seems a rather optimistic boast during an election campaign when the Lib Dem leader gives interviews every day).
Much of what he says will be familiar to readers of his pamphlet, The Liberal Moment, in which Nick made clear that the Tories […]

LDV doesn’t do statporn, but if we did (April ‘10)

by Stephen Tall on May 1, 2010

… We’d say a big thank you to the 114,614 ‘absolute unique visitors’* who read Liberal Democrat Voice in April.
That’s DOUBLE our March 2010 figure of c.57,000, and we are up some 270% on the equivalent figure for April ‘09 … anyone would think there was an election on.
This brings our absolute unique visitor readership […]

Just imagine if you’d got over one million new poster sites

by Stephen Tall on May 1, 2010

So today the Guardian officially, and surprisingly, came out in support of the Lib Dems for the coming general election. Most of us who are resolved to ‘Keep Calm & Clegg On’ are happy to recognise that newspaper endorsements – certainly by left-of-centre newspapers – do not swing elections.
But, equally, it would be wrong […]