Party Leadership Elections: UKIP, SNP, Green Party and Lib Dem

Party Leadership Elections: UKIP, SNP, Green Party and Lib Dem

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Liberal Democrat leadership elections Nominations: Candidates require 200 nominations from party members and at-least 10% of Lib Dem MPs. These nominations need to be from at-least 20 different local branches. Who gets to vote? All paid-up members under the system of One Member One Vote. Electoral system: Alternative Vote via postal ballot UKIP leadership elections Nominations: Candidates must receive

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Party Leadership Elections: Labour & Conservative.

Party Leadership Elections: Labour & Conservative.

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The Labour Party  The Conservative Party Nominations: Candidates are selected if they receive 15% of votes from Labour MP & MEPs Who gets to vote? “One Member One Vote” – all paid-up party members, registered and affiliated supporters are entitled to a single vote via a postal-ballot. Electoral system: Alternative vote (instant run-offs) Was it

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Local Voices Count

Local Voices Count

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For most people, the frantic months of campaigning in last year’s General Election will all be a distant memory as the normal routine of government falls back into place, but as far as local mandates go, it can feel a bit harder to muster the same enthusiasm again. In London, which I will not have a

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EURef: The In & Out Campaigns

EURef: The In & Out Campaigns

BriefingsEU Referendum

In Out Britain Stronger in Europe “We are stronger, better off and safer in Europe than we would be out on our own. Of course the EU isn’t perfect – but leaving Europe would risk our prosperity, threaten our safety and diminish our influence in the world. The benefits of being in clearly outweigh the

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EURef: What do the parties say?

EURef: What do the parties say?

BriefingsEU Referendum

Use this guide to find out more about what the political parties have to say about the referendum on the European Union. The parties are listed in order of their number of MPs. Conservatives Due to members of the Government holding differing views on the subject of EU membership the Conservative party will remain neutral

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Iranian Legislative Elections

Iranian Legislative Elections

Country The Islamic Republic of Iran Date 26th February 2016 Electing who? National Consultative Assembly (The Iranian Majils) 285 single and multi-member seats various constituencies 5 single-member seats representing religious minorities Assembly of Experts 88 seats The Assembly has the constitutional responsibility to appoint and dismiss the Supreme Leader Electoral System The Iranian Legislative Elections

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