Category Archives: Elections

QR-codes – making the UK’s top ten

Just over two years ago, I posted a couple of blog-posts about QR codes – the 2-d bar-codes that can be read by some mobile phones, and got some rather robust feedback on one where I expressed some scepticism about …

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Mark Easton’s report from Winchester – on the day the coalition was agreed

It seems a long time ago now, but on the day that the coalition was announced, Mark Easton reported on the views of activists from Winchester on News at Ten. Here’s the report…

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Lib Dems beat 2005 results to win 6 out of 7 seats in the new Winchester constituency

On Friday, we found out that we had won 6 out of 7 seats in the new Winchester constituency.
Across the new constituency, the Lib Dem team got 48% of the vote. The Conservative vote slumped to 38%. Labour collapsed …

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Highest Lib Dem share of the vote in Winchester local elections for 10 years

We’re all stunned by the great results of the elections last Thursday:

More votes and more seats in the Winchester District and the new Winchester constituency than the Tories
Highest Lib Dem share of the vote in Winchester district or county elections …

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Another stunning Hampshire by-election victory – this time in Portsmouth

Following the Lib Dem by-election victories in Wickham, Whitchurch, Romsey and Baughurst, another great result in Copnor, Portsmouth earlier this evening with a 28.5% swing from Conservative to Lib Dem.

Party/Candidate
Votes
%
vs 2007

Liberal Democrats (Andy Fraser)
1,835
55.8%
+38.4%

Conservative
904
27.5%
-18.6%

Labour
349
10.6%
-8.2%

English Democrats
117
3.6%
-13.6%

UKIP
57
1.7%
+1.7%

Independent
28
0.9%
+0.9%

Swing from Con to LD
 
 
28.5%

A very …

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