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The Orange Shake Election Predictions#1: On the upcoming November By-election!

The Prime Minister has dropped the Writ. There is a by-election happening and it is happening on November 17 in Oshawa and the other in Alberta. 442 more words

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UKIP Get Thumped in Their Target Seat

UKIP have been given a wake up call in Thurrock, losing heavily to Labour in a council by-election last night. Despite constituency polling putting UKIP’s parliamentary candidate Tim Aker in first place in the seat, Labour won West Thurrock and South Stifford by a thumping  132 more words

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Stephen Mandel: Apologize Once You're Caught and it Will Be OK

So, it appears that Stephen Mandel’s approach to elections laws surrounding donations to campaigns and the PC party is much akin to this image:

I want to say that I was surprised to go on my Twitter feed today and learn that document uncovered by the Wildrose Party indicate that… 302 more words

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Long Old Rochester Slog Begins

Incoming kitchen sink. The Tories are offering a massive choice to the people of Rochester: which Kent(ish) female councillor would you like to be their candidate? 176 more words

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The triumphant pigeons of bigotry.

ELECTION RESULTS PROVIDE great entertainment for cynics and winners alike. In last week’s parliamentary by-elections, for instance, Banksy’s grey pigeons of bigotry elected Britain’s first Ukip MP (as predicted); but in another seat, Heywood and Middleton, Ukip very nearly unseated the squatting Labour candidate, losing by a mere 600 votes.

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Tories on the March

Congratulations go to Councillor Derek Robertson of Blackpool Borough Council, Councillor Matt Flack of Chelmsford City Council and Councillor Alan Goggin of Essex County Council for their success in Thursday’s by-elections. 99 more words

UKIP is not their problem, it's also ours

It’s easy to gloat when you’re the defeated 45% and electoral woes begin to beset the other side.  All that we were voting to escape from down South… 1,220 more words

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