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Local Election 2018 Preview: Tamworth

30 April 2018

Local Election 2018 Preview: Tamworth

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Local Elections 2018 Preview: Wandsworth

30 April 2018

Alice Park previews Thursday's local elections in Wandsworth.

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England’s local election’s 2018: what’s at stake in Birmingham?

25 April 2018

On 3 May, there are local council elections across England. All 101 council seats are being contested for Birmingham City Council, making this closely fought race one to watch. Jack Bridgewater previews the city’s elections.

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Local Election 2018 Preview: Plymouth

22 April 2018

Local Elections 2018 Preview: Plymouth

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Local Election 2018 Preview: Hastings

19 April 2018

Local Election 2018 Preview: Hastings

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Local Election 2018 Preview: Manchester

16 April 2018 | Elections

Preview of Manchester City Council Elections

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Local Election 2018 Preview: Richmond upon Thames

13 April 2018

Local Elections 2018 Preview: Richmond upon Thames

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England’s local elections 2018: bridging the information gap with the Democratic Dashboard

13 April 2018

On 3 May, voters across England have the chance to vote in elections to their local councils. The Democratic Dashboardis Democratic Audit’s voter resource which brings together an array of information on the local elections taking place in your area. Our aim is to simplify the complicated world of local elections in the UK, and present the essential information in an effort to boost participation. The UK has one of the lowest rate of electoral participation by young people in the OECD, especially at local elections, and we hope to play a part in using the digital environment to bridge the information gap, writes Joshua Townsley.

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Seat Preview: Cardiff Central

27 May 2017 | Elections

As part of our profiles on key constituencies, Craig Johnson looks at the prospects of a Lib Dem Gain in the marginal seat of Cardiff Central.

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Seat Preview: Birmingham Yardley

25 May 2017 | Elections

As part of our profiles on key constituencies, Jack Bridgewater looks at the Lib Dems' chances of regaining Birmingham Yardley from the well-known Labour incumbent, Jess Phillips.

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Seat Preview: Ealing Central and Acton

24 May 2017 | Elections

As part of our profiles on key constituencies, Chris Gilson says the Conservatives are hoping that Rupa Huq's affiliation with Corbyn will help them re-capture the marginal Ealing Central and Acton constituency.

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Seat Preview: Bristol West

22 May 2017 | Elections

As part of our profiles on key constituencies, Craig Johnson looks at the left-of-centre parties battling it out in the strong Remain-voting seat of Bristol West.

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Seat Preview: Ilford North

19 May 2017 | Elections

As part of our profiles on key constituencies, Jack Bridgewater says that with UKIP not fielding a candidate, Ilford North looks set to be a Conservative Gain from Labour.

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Seat Preview: Hornsey and Wood Green

17 May 2017 | Elections

As part of our profiles on key constituencies, Ros Taylor says that Labour look set to hold Hornsey and Wood Green - but that the result could represent a judgement on Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the party.

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Seat Preview: City of Chester

15 May 2017 | Elections

As part of our profiles on key constituencies, Joshua Townsley says that Chester looks almost certain to be a Conservative Gain from Labour.

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Seat Preview: Mansfield

10 May 2017 | Elections

As part of our profiles on key constituencies, Joshua Townsley looks at the chances of Mansfield - formerly a 'safe' Labour seat - falling to Theresa May's party in June.

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Seat Preview: Richmond Park

10 May 2017 | Elections

As part of our profiles on key constituencies, Jack Bridgewater says that Richmond Park will be a key litmus test for the chances of an anti-Brexit-propelled Lib Dem revival.

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Seat Preview: Birmingham Edgbaston

06 May 2017 | Elections

As part of our profiles on key constituencies, Jack Bridgewater thinks the Conservatives could be on course for a win in the Labour seat of Birmingham Edgbaston.

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Stoke-on-Trent and Copeland: crucibles of the new political landscape

23 February 2017 | Elections

Voters in Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central go to the polls today to choose new MPs. Jack Bridgewater explains why these by-elections represent a major electoral challenge for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour leadership, and perhaps an early indication of the extent to which the aftermath of the EU referendum is reshaping party politics in the UK.

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Back to the Ballot: the 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Elections

13 February 2017 | Elections

Northern Ireland goes to the polls again on 2 March. The devolved government faces enormous challenges – Brexit, widespread disillusionment with the parties on offer and a power-sharing structure that arguably inhibits progress. Yet, says Annabelle de Heus, little is expected to change. Northern Ireland is gripped by political stasis.

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