Category Archives: Council Elections

Different Elections, Different voting Strategies

Hot on the heels of Theresa Mays surprise snap announcement of a General Election on June 8th, Channel 4 reported that the Crown Prosecution Service would be considering charges against up to 30 Tory Mps for Election fraud which have … Continue reading

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Now is the Time and Now Is the Hour

WELL……Who Saw This Coming? In a complete U Turn which nobody was expecting..Theresa May decided to call for a Snap Election after all, after repeatedly saying that is what she would not do. But Why? And Why Now? Surely NOW … Continue reading

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Scotland Council Elections by Area

As a matter of Interest I decided to investigate the number of candidates the main parties were putting up for election in total and by area. To see if I could have some clue where the parties themselves thought was … Continue reading

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Complete Disrespect of Scotland

The Council elections have been completely hijacked by the Tory and Labour Unionist parties. For them it is all about another Scottish referendum or the denial of one. Both of them are touting for Unionist votes and claiming that if … Continue reading

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STV Voting made Simple

The Council elections use STV, Single Transferable vote. Which means that you get to select your preferences in order of preference…From the most preferred at No.1 to your Least preferred as last preference. You don’t need to use up all … Continue reading

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