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London Election Round-Up

May 6, 2012

There are a lot of elections to digest this weekend: not only the London elections and the local government elections in Scotland, Wales and a number of English authorities, but also the French, Greek and Serbian elections being held today. But first, London.  The one ray of sunshine for Cameron on a dismal night for the […]

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London elections part 2: the Assembly

May 2, 2012

Following on from my post earlier this week on the London mayoral race, I am turning to the other part of the GLA elections, for the 25 assembly members.  The map below shows the state of play in 2008 for the 14 constituency members, with the 11 top-up list members shown on the right-hand side. […]

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Is Boris Really Coasting To Victory?

April 30, 2012

According to the most recent polls, the damage the government is doing to itself is not playing out in the London elections.  Today Populus published a poll showing Boris Johnson 12 points ahead of Ken Livingstone on both the first and second rounds.  That is double Boris’ winning margin in 2008 in the second round. […]

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