Top of the Blogs: The Golden Dozen #168

by Stephen Tall on May 9, 2010

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 168th weekly round-up from the Lib Dem blogosphere … Featuring the seven most popular stories according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (2nd – 8th May, 2010), together with a hand-picked quintet, normally courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.
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Did Labour lose the battle and win the war?

by Stephen Tall on May 9, 2010

Only one of the three major parties emerged from this election with fewer votes than in 2005 and with a lower share of the vote: the Labour party.
In 2005, Tony Blair polled 9,562,122 (35.3%). In 2010, Gordon Brown polled 8,604,358 (29.0%). By contrast the Lib Dems went up from 5,981,874 (22.1%) to 6,827,938 (23.0%), […]