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Dumfries and Galloway Local Elections 2012

Dumfries and Galloway 2012 Local Election Statistics -complied by Alistair Livingston.
The figures are based on First preference votes.

The likely No vote- adding Conservative, Independents, Lib Dems and Ukip is 24 455. 231 more words


Welcome, UKIP – the future’s bright, but do clear out those defeated councillors

Chris Game

One of the minor hypotheses in Chris Game’s general theory of local elections concerns the correlation between a party’s rating of its own current fortunes and the accuracy of its councillor listings on its national website.  1,058 more words

Local Government

Still no such thing as society?

Watching the coalition take an electoral thrashing is very gratifying.  Two parties who have executed a feral neoliberal programme for which they have no electoral mandate getting a tanking at the ballot box is good to see – and it emphasises their lack of any mandate – but the story is not really that rosy. 621 more words

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