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Not a bad idea doing away with by-elections

Nigel Roberts suggests a way to get rid of expensive and largely pointless by-elections: More than 40 years ago, when I was a young political scientist teaching at the University of Canterbury, I spent a semester at the University of Aarhus in Denmark.

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NZ Politics

Moon Of Liberty Elections - Local By Elections round-up

Local By Elections 02/02/2017

Mixed bag of results may provide pointers to Parliamentary by elections to come

This week saw three by elections with very different scenarios all producing very different results. 356 more words


Peter Willsman - January NEC Report

Peter Willsman reports from Labour’s National Executive Committee, 24th January 2017:

For the second time running, we had a very tranquil NEC. This may be down to the fact that there was very little on the agenda that was controversial. 1,817 more words


Even Stranger Things: Events like Trump and Brexit have taken us to the Upside Down, but we can find our way back.

There are times when a series of events makes you question what on earth is going on. To be honest, it’s fair to say that the cascade of domino-like political events over the past 18 months have caused me – and no doubt millions of others – to ponder whether we’re living something akin to the ‘bad timeline’ of Back to the Future: Part 2, or the dark and sinister Upside Down of Stranger Things. 439 more words

Social Equality And Justice

Blessing Abomere Rejects Edo APC By-Election Results

Blessing Agbomere, the aspirant of the All Progressives Congress for the January 28 by-election for Etsako federal constituency of Edo State, , has rejected the result of the party’s primary which produced Johnson Oghuma as the candidate. 185 more words

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Moon Of Liberty Elections - by elections 12th Jan 2017

Local by Elections 12 Jan 2017

Lib Dems kick off the year with two big gains

The Liberal Democrats were the big winners from the first set of local council by elections on 2017. 206 more words


‘We have lost a great son of Sarawak’

January 11, 2017

‘We have lost a great son of Sarawak’

 by FMT Reporters


Netizens, including politicians, speak highly of the Sarawak chief minister who died at 1.20pm today. 411 more words