Let’s start with the 2015 results for the Hertsmere constituency. Here’s our analysis of the voting two years ago. Four parties stood last time (no Greens) and the Tory share was a substantial 59.3%. According to the excellent Electoral Calculus, Hertsmere is the Conservatives’ 103rd safest seat and Oliver Dowden has a 97% chance of… Continue reading Your Radlett General Election guide
It was never going to be the most exciting of elections for us in Hertsmere. No earthquake for us. It’s a Conservative hold, of course (as it is across Hertfordshire). And the Hertsmere numbers tell the national story pretty well. Conservative, Labour and Ukip all saw increases, both in absolute numbers and in share of… Continue reading How you voted
Voters of Radlett, eat your Weetabix. You have a lot of electing to do. When you go to vote tomorrow today you’ll be electing not only an MP but also a Hertsmere Borough Councillor and an Aldenham Parish Councillor. Last year the council consulted with electors and switched from the old ‘thirds’ model, where votes… Continue reading The other election
Less that 24 hours to go. Which Radlett issues will influence your vote in the election? We asked and you answered (you can still complete the survey here). So, in order of importance to local voters, here are the issues that will motivate the Radlett electorate in the polling booth Thursday (number of votes for… Continue reading So what’s going to get you voting?
So we now have manifestos from all the major parties. Here, for your convenience, are the manifestos of the four parties standing in Hertsmere: Conservative – Strong leadership, a clear economic plan, a brighter, more secure future (here’s the downloadable version). Labour – Britain only succeeds when working people succeed (downloadable version). Liberal Democrats –… Continue reading The manifestos are in
If you voted for the BNP or for the Greens at the last general election and you were thinking of doing so again this time, you’re out of luck. Neither is standing in Hertsmere in 2015 and the deadline for candidates to get their names on the ballot has now passed, so that’s it. Between… Continue reading General election 2015 – the nominations are in and no, you can’t vote Green
Don’t get over-excited. You live in the Parliamentary constituency of Hertsmere. The excitement of General Election 2015 is going to largely pass you by (as it will, of course, for most electors in most constituencies). According to this chart on the Electoral Calculus web site, ours is the 87th least marginal Conservative seat in Britain.… Continue reading General Election 2015 in Radlett