Posts Tagged “european elections”

Nick Clegg’s Letter from the Leader: “Only the Liberal Democrats are, unambiguously, the party of ‘In’.”

by Stephen Tall on October 13, 2013

This week the Lib Dems got #WhyIamIn trending on Twitter to launch the party’s campaign to show the positive benefits of British membership of the European Union. Nick Clegg takes up the cause in his weekly letter, making the point you’ll hear a lot between now and next May’s Euro elections: “Only the Liberal Democrats […]

And the winners are…

by Stephen Tall on June 14, 2009

Back on 2nd June, LDV launched our election prediction competition, inviting readers to put their reputations on the line and tell us what they thought would happen in the 4th June English local and European elections. Here are the questions (…)

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Official: the best (and worst) Lib Dem Euro results

by Stephen Tall on June 9, 2009

As m’LDV clleague Alex has just mentioned, the Guardian has kindly uploaded a spreadsheet listing all the council results from the European elections – allowing us to sort the results whichever way we wish. So listed below are the best (…)

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Euro elections ’09: the LDV verdict

by Stephen Tall on June 8, 2009

Hmm, so what to make of all that, then? Here’s the headline results (comparison with 2004 results in brackets): Conservatives: 27.7 % (+1.0%), 25 MEPs (+1) UK Independence Party: 16.5% (+0.3%), 13 MEPs (+1) Labour: 15.7% (-6.9%), 13 MEPs (-5) (…)

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Euro election results '09: Sunday night open thread

by Stephen Tall on June 7, 2009

A mere 72 hours after polls closed on 4th June, the parties and candidates contesting the 72 UK seats available for the European Parliament will know their fate later this evening. Let’s remind ourselves what happened five years ago, in (…)

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LDV election prediction competition: what you've said so far

by Stephen Tall on June 4, 2009

On Tuesday we published our Lib Dem Voice competition to predict the results of the local and European elections taking place today, 4th June, and win a copy of LDV’s own annual, The Tangerine Book, and a limited edition LDV (…)

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A final look back at the Euro polls

by Stephen Tall on June 4, 2009

Today is (in case you hadn’t realised) polling day – for much of England that means local elections, for everyone it means European elections – which means it’s our last chance to look at the polls for the Euros, and (…)

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Who’s winning the expectations battle?

by Stephen Tall on June 3, 2009

If there’s one thing which worries most party bosses before an election, it is how they manage media expectations of the results. For it is how the media reports this Thursday’s election results which will by and large determine whether (…)

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LDV election prediction competition: what will happen on 4th June?

by Stephen Tall on June 2, 2009

Just two days left ‘til polling day in what for many will be a double-election, with local elections taking place in much of England, and European elections being held across the UK. So what better time than now to launch (…)

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Guardian endorses Lib Dems in Euro elections (more or less)

by Stephen Tall on June 2, 2009

Following the endorsement of its sister paper the Observer and its leading columnist Polly Toynbee, the Guardian editorial today all-but formally recommends its readers vote for the Lib Dems in this Thursday’s Euro polls: The case for supporting the Liberal (…)

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