The Conservatives held onto Ribble Valley and South Ribble last night setting the Tories up for election success around Lancashire. Labour however have fought back today with victories in Chorley […]10 years ago LIVE: Local elections and referendum
Blog Preston will be live from the Guild Hall from start to finish to bring you the very latest news and results from the local elections and referendum. We were the first news outlet to report the fact that Mark Hendrick had been re-elected in last year’s general election, and we hope to be first again.10 years ago AV referendum: a brief explanation of what you’re voting for
So, you may have heard quite a commotion about ‘AV’ in the past days and weeks, I know I certainly have. My doorstep is littered with leaflets trying to sway […]10 years ago No2AV: ‘The politicians will hold the power, not the voters’
On Thursday it is vital that voters are aware of the issues that the Alternative Vote will bring to the system if the referendum allows it to pass. First Past […]10 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Yes2AV: ‘Canada is proof that the system is broken’
On Monday night, Canada went to the polls and gave us a perfect example of why the Canadian and British ‘first past the post’ (FPTP) voting system is broken, unfair […]10 years ago New Series – Candidate Focus
With only just over a week until the local elections, it’s time to introduce a bit more detail to our election map that I created earlier this month. I’ve […]10 years ago Election Map: Who are your local candidates?
Preston’s council elections are just around the corner on 5 May, alongside the Alternative Vote referendum; a referendum on deciding whether Britain adopts a new voting system. 19 of Preston’s […]10 years ago Most Discussed