Y’know those stories about the death of the Lib Dems? Turns out, they might’ve been exaggerated…

by Stephen Tall on December 14, 2012

As Samuel Ellis Rees points out today:

And as I noted last week, after the Lib Dems had gained four seats from the Tory party:

And yes, before the Lib Dem-baiting starts in the comments below, I’m well aware that local council by-elections need to be taken with a liberal pinch of salt and that none of this alters the party’s flat-lining poll ratings. But the main point remains: in spite of everything, the party’s still alive. Speculation of our demise, as so often in the past, is premature…

* Stephen Tall is Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, a Research Associate for the liberal think-tank CentreForum, and also writes at his own site, The Collected Stephen Tall.

12 comments

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by Stephen Tall on December 14, 2012 at 11:10 am. Reply #

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by Stephen Tall on December 14, 2012 at 2:11 pm. Reply #

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by Mark Dimmock on December 14, 2012 at 2:18 pm. Reply #

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