A blog by Luke Akehurst about politics, elections, and the Labour Party - With subtitles for the Hard of Left. Just for the record: all the views expressed here are entirely personal and do not necessarily represent the positions of any organisations I am a member of.

Friday, January 28, 2011

Council by-election

There was only one by-election yesterday:

Oliver's Battery & Badgers' Farm Ward, Winchester CC. LD hold. LD 894 (53.9%, -7.3), Con 604 (36.4%, +1.3), Lab 162 (9.8%, +5.1). Swing of 4.3% from LD to Con since 2010.


Blogger Patrick said...

Oliver's Battery & Badgers' Farm Ward? Really?

1:12 pm, January 28, 2011

Blogger Baz said...

Total votes cast down by over 1000, Labour votes up by 36 (more than labour received in 2008!).

1:11 pm, January 29, 2011

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Luke, diversifying for the moment, take a look at 'One End of Kent' to see what is going on between the local Labour councillors as a prelude to the May local elections. You couldn't invent this kind of insanity which seems to stem from petty local in-house rivalries.

8:26 pm, January 29, 2011


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