Posts Tagged “2015 general election”

Listen to Caron Lindsay and me debate the “Lib Dem predicament” on Radio 4’s Westminster Hour

by Stephen Tall on February 16, 2015

On last night’s BBC Radio 4 Westminster Hour, my LibDemVoice colleague Caron Lindsay and I debated the Lib Dems’ chances at the next election and looked at what the manifesto means for the party’s strategy in the event of a (…)

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Reasons to be careful about new analysis suggesting Lib Dems “set to lose several more seats than national polls with uniform swing would predict”

by Stephen Tall on December 9, 2014

A new analysis by Oxford academic Stephen Fisher (a member of the team which was behind the scarily accurate BBC/ITN exit poll at the 2010 election) douses the comfort blanket to which many of us Lib Dems have been clinging, suggesting as it does that the Lib Dems are losing more votes in our strongest […]

UPDATED: Full list of Lib Dems standing in our held seats and top 50 targets

by Stephen Tall on September 20, 2014

We’re less than 8 months away from the May 2015 election so here’s my latest running check on how candidate selection is going in our held and key target seats… I published a first draft of this list a year ago, and asked readers to help me update it. Many thanks to those of you […]

Ashcroft battlegrounds poll: Lib Dems set to lose four marginal seats to Labour

by Stephen Tall on July 6, 2014

The second of Conservative peer Lord Ashcroft’s polls of Lib Dem marginal seats was published this week, focusing on four of our battlegrounds with Labour: Norwich South (held by Simon Wright), Bradford East (David Ward), Brent Central (Sarah Teather standing down, Ibrahim Taguri selected), and Manchester Withington (John Leech). Also included was Brighton Pavilion, which […]

Three scenarios for the 2015 election based on current polling: which do you think looks most plausible?

by Stephen Tall on December 10, 2013

In 18 months we’ll know the result of the 2015 general election. Forecasting is a mug’s game – especially because there are an even greater number of variables this time than usual: a governing coalition of two parties with one established centre-left opposition, Labour, and an insurgent right-wing party, Ukip. But plenty are having a […]



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