A look into the Copeland By-Election

A look into the Copeland By-Election

BriefingsUK Politics

On 21st December 2016, Jamie Reed announced that he would be resigning as Labour’s MP for Copeland, in order to take up a new role as Head of Development and Community Relations at Sellafield, a local nuclear decommissioning site. This sparked a by-election, to be held on February 23rd 2017. We are currently doing coverage

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Voting Counts meets Neil Hamilton (UKIP in Wales)

Voting Counts meets Neil Hamilton (UKIP in Wales)

Welsh Politics

As the dust begins to settle after seismic shifts in UK politics, party leaders are beginning to envision what a post-Brexit society will look like. Voting Counts aims to ensure that young people are informed of what the different parties stand for, and what their priorities are. With this in mind, we will begin a

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

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

BriefingsElection

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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