Five vie to succeed Jeremy Browne as Lib Dem candidate for Taunton Deane

by Stephen Tall on November 27, 2014

There’s a short-list of five to take over from Jeremy Browne as the Lib Dem candidate for Taunton Deane, according to the BBC: The shortlist to be Taunton Deane Lib Dem candidate #GE2015 is: @GideonJAmos @CllJustineBaker Rachel Gilmour @JustineMcG1 @MartinMTurner — Ruth Bradley (@Ruthsays) November 27, 2014 The successful candidate will be defending a majority […]

Latest Ashcroft polls of Lib Dem seats: MP incumbency protects party in 10 out of 13 constituencies

by Stephen Tall on November 27, 2014

The Conservative peer and pollster Lord Ashcroft has released the results of his latest polling of key seats for the next general election, including 13 seats currently held by the Lib Dems and one (Watford) which the party is actively targeting. These seats are ones with bigger majorities than those he’s previously surveyed, and include […]

40% of the British public wants the Lib Dems to poll higher than now at the general election, YouGov finds

by Stephen Tall on November 27, 2014

Here’s an interesting survey finding via YouGov. The pollster asked the following (slightly awkwardly worded) question: The Lib Dems are currently between 6% to 11% in the opinion polls. At the next general election, might the Lib Dems get closer to their previous several elections? Their average for the past five elections is around 19%. […]