Local Elections

Can the Lib Dems win the Chesham and Amersham by-election?
Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey with candidate Sarah Green
Getting to grips with . . .

Can the Lib Dems win the Chesham and Amersham by-election?

HS2 and planning reforms could swing Tory safe seat
16 Jun 2021
Quiz of The Week: 1 - 7 May
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds vote in London
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 1 - 7 May

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
7 May 2021
Scottish election results: the repercussions for the future of the UK
Nicola Sturgeon on the campaign trail in Insch
In Depth

Scottish election results: the repercussions for the future of the UK

SNP majority will boost Sturgeon’s calls for second independence referendum
5 May 2021
UK elections: why the results matter and who is tipped to win
Boris Johnson in Hartlepool
Getting to grips with . . .

UK elections: why the results matter and who is tipped to win

Vote is barometer of what the electorate is thinking after a turbulent year
5 May 2021
Does Labour stand a chance in the next general election?
 Keir Starmer visits a beach near Hartlepool
In Brief

Does Labour stand a chance in the next general election?

Timing of the next vote could be key for Keir Starmer’s party
5 May 2021
What local elections mean for the Westminster power balance
A polling station
Expert’s view

What local elections mean for the Westminster power balance

Voters have first chance to pass judgement on the government’s handling of Covid pandemic
4 May 2021
The key races in the local elections
A polling station
The latest on . . .

The key races in the local elections

Votes in the Midlands and Hartlepool will set tone in Keir Starmer’s first major test as Labour leader
30 Apr 2021

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Will Tory sleaze storm affect the May elections?
Boris Johnson in Wales
Today’s big question

Will Tory sleaze storm affect the May elections?

Conservatives claim weeks of damaging leaks are not ‘cutting through’ to voters
27 Apr 2021
Has coronavirus made May’s local elections impossible to call?
A composite image of Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer appearing at PMQs
Today’s big question

Has coronavirus made May’s local elections impossible to call?

Keir Starmer’s first electoral test comes amid possible ‘vaccine boost’ for Boris Johnson
11 Mar 2021
Local election results: Brexit beating for Tories and Labour
Theresa May votes
In Brief

Local election results: Brexit beating for Tories and Labour

Liberal Democrats are ‘the big winners’ as the two main parties lose seats
3 May 2019
Local elections 2019: where are they and who will win?
Theresa May
In Depth

Local elections 2019: where are they and who will win?

Conservatives braced for electoral ‘wipeout’ amid anger at Brexit impasse
1 May 2019
Today’s front pages: local elections and obesity scare
Obesity
In Depth

Today’s front pages: local elections and obesity scare

A round up of the headlines from UK newspapers on 29 April
29 Apr 2019
Local elections 2018: five things we learnt
Voters could soon be asked to bring photo ID to polling stations under planned reforms
In Depth

Local elections 2018: five things we learnt

Mixed fortunes for all parties suggest a deeply divided nation
4 May 2018
Local election: when are the results out and who will ‘win’?
Voters could soon be asked to bring photo ID to polling stations under planned reforms
In Depth

Local election: when are the results out and who will ‘win’?

Vote comes as the two main parties face anti-Semitism and Windrush scandals
3 May 2018
Dogs at polling stations: the best of Election Day tradition
Dog at polling station
In Depth

Dogs at polling stations: the best of Election Day tradition

Human voters aren’t the only ones heading to the polls for today’s local elections
3 May 2018
Conservatives fear local election wipeout
Labour could be on course for their best London local election showing in 50 years
In Depth

Conservatives fear local election wipeout

Key London councils could fall to Labour - and Tories fear a nationwide metropolitan meltdown
6 Mar 2018
Tories take four-point poll lead over Labour
Theresa May has had little reason to smile since last year's disastrous election
In Brief

Tories take four-point poll lead over Labour

Theresa May receives much-needed boost as party prepares for London election wipeout
9 Feb 2018
Local elections: What it may mean for the general election
Voting, polling station
In Depth

Local elections: What it may mean for the general election

Ukip's collapse could have 'significant impact' on next month's ballot, giving Theresa May cause to feel confident
5 May 2017
Tories gain ground in local elections as Ukip faces wipeout
Ballots are counted by count staff at the Mid-Ulster count for the Northern Ireland Assembly elections in Ballymena, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland, on March 3, 2017. Northern Ireland has voted
In Brief

Tories gain ground in local elections as Ukip faces wipeout

Initial results show Conservatives on course for victory, while Labour and Ukip sustain heavy losses
5 May 2017
Elections 2016: Super Thursday results at a glance
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In Depth

Elections 2016: Super Thursday results at a glance

Labour loses out as SNP claims victory in Scotland, while Ukip wins its first seats in Welsh Assembly
6 May 2016
Election 2014: Five things we can learn from the results
Council staff count votes from local elections
In Depth

Election 2014: Five things we can learn from the results

Ukip now a national player, Lib Dems suffer rout – and other key lessons from yesterday's elections
23 May 2014
UKIP SURGE: Farage is the big winner in Euro vote
The Mole
In Depth

UKIP SURGE: Farage is the big winner in Euro vote

'You have to go back to 1980s to find an opposition making so few gains,' says polling expert
23 May 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 4 May 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 4 May 2012

4 May 2012
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