Make My Vote Count: PR's bad PR As it stands, however, the system is so biased that the government is decided as much by geography and incumbency as by actual votes cast. In 2001, it took an average of 26,000 votes to elect a Labour MP, 50,300 to elect a Conservative and 92,600 to elect a Lib … [Read more...] about Make My Vote Count: PR's bad PR
UK Election news and comment from The Times and The Sunday Times - Times Online If you read to page two, you discover that our new candidate was against the war. Still don't know what she looks like or what she believes otherwise, as we've had no literature from her at all. Pathetic. … [Read more...] about UK Election news and comment from The Times and The Sunday Times – Times Online
finished with: "And now I'm going to go work on some graphics. And study some java. Maybe do the washing up. Package up some ebay parcels." I thought I'd update you :) I washed up. Worked on some graphics. Didn't do the parcels last night, but did get them posted today anyway. Didn't get … [Read more...] about Last night's post
An election candidate, on my doorstep! I've never met one of those before, and certainly never had one knock on the door. Could have knocked me down with a feather ;) It was this chap Dominic Johnson Comes over quite well in person, especially when he got to the question, so which school do … [Read more...] about wow, a real live politician!