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Notes on the general election

A few notes on the election due now on 12 December… Under section 1(2) of the Early Parliamentary General Election Bill (due to receive Royal Assent today), the poll ‘is to be treated as a polling day appointed under section … Continue reading

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What if a candidate dies?

Readers may recall that in the 2005 general election, the Liberal Democrat candidate in Staffordshire South died and the election in the seat was deferred.   A friend asked me recently why, following the death of former Eurovision singer, Ronnie Carroll, who … Continue reading

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