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- ‘Progressive vote’ to be more split than the right in 69% of England’s council wardsCampaigners warn of vote-splitting as new analysis finds that the average number of ‘progressive candidates’ per seat outnumber right-wing candidates by almost two to one in Thursday’’s elections. The progressive vote will be systematically ‘split’ in this week’s council elections – with on average 1.9 candidates from Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Greens running … Read more
- ‘Progressive vote’ to be more split than the right in 82% of England’s council wardsCampaigners warn of vote-splitting as new analysis finds that the average number of ‘progressive candidates’ outnumber right-wing candidates 2-1 in next week’s elections.
- Unite Conference: Union vote to oppose First Past the Post hailed ‘important shift’ in campaign for fair votesUnite members voted to oppose Westminster’s First Past the Post electoral system at their policy conference – pledging support for moves towards a new voting system in UK elections.
- Starmer under pressure as Proportional Representation tops Labour members’ conference demandsPR set for debate in Brighton as “unprecedented” numbers of CLPs call for Labour to back UK voting system change: at least 143 Constituency Labour Parties (CLPs) have called for PR as their sole priority motion to annual conference.
- England’s ‘progressive vote’ more split than the right in 85% of council wardsgressive vote will be systematically ‘split’ in next week’s council elections – with on average two candidates from Labour, Greens and Lib Dems running against just one right-wing candidate in England, new research has revealed.