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Why Tim Needs to Stay as Leader After the Election

It’s fair to say that the Lib Dems haven’t had the best election campaign. And it hasn’t been helped by continual briefing from unnamed “Senior Lib Dem Figures” (whose names any Lib Dem could tell you) that any failure on … Continue reading

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Some Resources (And Thoughts) on Tactical Voting

Britain’s electoral system is broken, in a fundamental way. The vast majority of seats never change hands, and the government we’ve had for the last two years — a “majority Government” — was a party that was only voted for … Continue reading

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Lib Dem Manifesto Analysis

So I just received an email pointing me to some PDFs containing visions of how the world could be, discussions of positive social justice, and some material on obscure voting systems. But enough of the Hugo Packet (I’m sorry, I’m … Continue reading

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Useful Tool for Lib Dems

I’m going to do a proper post tomorrow, but thought I’d signal-boost something Penny Goodman told me about just now. One of the things I’m most worried about this election is that while the Lib Dems have our highest number … Continue reading

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Why Gorton is Winnable

I wrote a few weeks ago, after Jackie Pearcey was selected for the Lib Dems in Manchester Gorton, that I think she stands a decent chance of winning the seat. Certainly the bookmakers seem to agree now — the odds … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Holidays By Andrew Hickey Aged 38 5/12

So I thought I’d report back to the world at large about what it’s like being at Lib Dem Conference right now. While I’ve been a member of the party for eleven years, for various reasons I’ve very rarely been … Continue reading

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The Gorton By-Election: Winning Here?

As some of my readers are aware, I live in the Manchester Gorton constituency. After the sad death of its MP, Sir Gerald Kaufman, last week, there will be a by-election. And I think it’s possible – not a certainty, … Continue reading

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