Tagged as local elections

Through the local elections maze

The Local Democracy Think Tank – LGiU’s Alice Buszard has been gathering information about all the local elections taking place in England this year – and as she recounts here, it is not a simple task.

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LGiU Fortnightly 15th March: Local elections ‘as fun as Fortnite’?

The Local Democracy Think Tank – Three quarters of English councils have elections in May – so what better time to give the tyres of our local democracy a kick? From the basics of publishing candidate names and polling station locations, to stamping out fake news in political discourse, we explore the ways councils can […]

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Three months to go!

Democracy Club: We’re commencing the descent into Thursday 2 May 2019. Thirty million potential voters. An estimated 20,000 candidates. 250 local authorities. Let’s do this!

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Turnout: 2018 Local Elections in London

Turnout: 2018 Local Elections in London – Turnout for the Local Elections is unfortunately often significantly lower than it is in General Elections, yet their effect on citizens’ and communities’ everyday lives is sometimes more visible.

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Winners and losers in the local elections

Another year – and another set of local elections. Are the key messages a reflection of the performance of the parliamentary parties or a genuine reflection of local politics? What have we learned from this year’s set of elections? ..and the winner is…. Read more from the LGiU…

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Seven things you need to know about the local elections

Blink and you’ll miss the coverage, but local elections are happening on Thursday 3 May in England. A lot has changed since these seats were last contested, in 2014. We had the Conservative/Lib Dem coalition government, Ed Miliband as Labour leader, and the EU referendum was years away. Read more…

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