It’s The Sun what made us snort with laughter

by Stephen Tall on May 5, 2010

Yes, folks, truly this is The Sun’s election day front page …
It is, to put it politely, woeful. Not only does it make the assumption that Sun readers will instantly recognise the Obama imagery – by no means a certainty – but it fails the crucial credibility test.
The famous Kinnock light-bulb front page of […]

Pollwatch Day 30 #GE2010 – Lib Dems at 26-29%, neck-and-neck with Labour, in final polls (UPDATED)

by Stephen Tall on May 5, 2010

Okay, well this is it – the final polls of the campaign are published tonight. Here’s what’s in so far:

YouGov in The Sun … CON 35%(nc), LAB 28%(-2), LIB DEM 28%(+4)
Opinium in the Express … CON 35%(+2), LAB 27%(-1), LIB DEM 26%(-1)
TNS BMRB … CON 33%(-1), LAB 27%(nc), LIB DEM 29%(-1)
Populus in The Times … […]

In case you need an incentive to keep working til the last possible minute …

by Stephen Tall on May 5, 2010

Feet tired, aching, sore from so much delivery? Canvassed so much you’ve forgotten the candidate’s name (and you are the candidate)? Your home a tip, full of surplus leaflets and un-done housework?
In case you needed any further reason for keeping going til you drop for just one more day, here’s a reminder from polling […]

Ways to get in touch with Lib Dem Voice on polling day

by Stephen Tall on May 5, 2010

Lib Dem Voice will be providing as comprehensive as possible a results service on the night of 6th May, right through into Friday.
We’ll bring you the latest news, tweets, photos, reaction etc as soon as we have it, and for as long as we’re awake. You can also follow us on Twitter or via […]

Place your guesses now – the LDV General Election prediction competition

by Stephen Tall on May 5, 2010

With just over 12 hours until polls open, it’s time to launch the LDV election prediction competition to our readers: enough of the speculating it’s time to pin your colours to the mast. What do you think will happen in the 2010 general election on 6th May?
All you have to do to be crowned LDV’s […]

Where’s the British Jon Stewart?

by Stephen Tall on May 5, 2010

I don’t think even our most politically obsessed reader would be able to complain about the quantity of election coverage over the past month. Quality’s another issue, of course – and yes I am looking at you BBC1’s This Week, with your ridiculous Abbott and Portillo pantomime.
But there is one area where this election […]