From the daily archives:

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

How I’ll Be Voting in Bermondsey and Old Southwark

May 6, 2015

Of the five of us writing on how we will vote in our individual constituencies, my piece will come as the least surprising: I’m a dyed-in-the-wool progressive democratic socialist. I also believe that the forces and resources of privilege in this country are so great that unless those with progressive values unite, we will always […]

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How I’ll be voting in East Devon

May 6, 2015

I’m a liberal-green-social democrat, or something like that, so how to vote? And how to vote in a Tory seat where there’s little prospect of removing the pretty repulsive sitting MP? To get to the point, I’ve decided to vote Labour. On paper a futile vote in this constituency but in this election, where the […]

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How I Will Be Voting In Wrexham

May 6, 2015

Voting at the general election has always been a special thing for me – the first vote I cast was for my Dad, the second was for my boss. And as it happens every vote I’ve cast since, has been for the Lib-Dems. That won’t be happening tomorrow. In some ways, I’ve been thinking about […]

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How I Will Be Voting In Hackney South and Shoreditch

May 6, 2015

There isn’t much doubt as to the outcome in my constituency.   Labour’s Meg Hillier will win comfortably.  In 2010 she was some 33% ahead of her nearest rival, the Lib Dem candidate.  Given the polls indicate that there has been a decent swing to Labour in London, her result tomorrow may be even more impressive. […]

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So, what exactly is a ‘legitimate democratic mandate’?

May 6, 2015

And, trust me, this is a question that will be asked quite a few times over the next couple of days. It was Nick Clegg who got me thinking about it when, during a radio interview earlier in the week, he suggested in answer to a question who he would support in the event of […]

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How I’ll Be Voting in Truro and Falmouth

May 6, 2015

The General Election of 2015 is now upon us. This presents an existential crisis for me. For the first time in my voting life, I am struggling to decide who to vote for. I feel politically disenfranchised. I live in the bottom left hand corner of Britain in the constituency of Truro and Falmouth. This […]

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