Category Archives: Oldham and Saddleworth

Oldham East and Saddleworth – A Vote For Apathy?

So the Oldham East and Saddleworth bye-election results are in and representatives from each party are trying to persuade us, and themselves, that it was an okay result for their party. I think the result has some interesting things to … Continue reading

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Shenanigans in Oldham and Saddleworth

One recent objection to the Alternative Vote, raised by Graham Smith of BBC Radio Cornwall is that the kind of electoral antics we’ve seen in Oldham and Saddleworth would delay the distribution of preferences and so delay the result further … Continue reading

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