Activists were asked to trust in a targeting analysis that proved to be based on flawed data and assumptions that were overturned by the manifesto.
Posts Tagged: Richmond Park
Richard Holden: How and why the LibDems went backwards in every English and Welsh seat they defended
With seven of their nine seats in England now held with majorities of less than eight per cent of the vote, the next election offers a chance to take them out for good.
It comes with a stipulation of its own. My constituency estimates, to adapt my 2015 mantra, are a probability, not a prediction.
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
Shortlists for Westmorland & Lonsdale, and Birmingham Edgbaston. Plus selections including Barrow & Furness, Ealing Central & Acton, Clwyd South and more.
He now faces a battle royale to defeat the Liberal Democrat who unseated him back in December.
Zac Goldsmith, Luke Parker and Laura Farris will fight it out tomorrow night.
But if they defy the referendum result, they must also accept the consequences.
Plus: A telling speech by George Osborne, the pleasing election of Philip Davies. Reading the Morning Star, just for a laugh. And: Andy Carroll walks on water.
Their falling-out is an open wound that risks infection.
A reminder that most constituencies are not Richmond Park, and most voters are not Continuity Remainers.
The story of who won (like David Davis). And who lost (like Zac Goldsmith).
Iain Dale: Does Grayling have a point about TFL? After all, it’s not known as Totally Failing London for nothing.
Plus: the Government should not reveal its Brexit negotiating hand. And: should I contest North Norfolk again after all?
Jarrow goes blue! But May loses her seat! Yet it’s a Tory landslide! The amazing 2020 General Election.
We present dismissible projections drawn from last June’s results…and some electoral trends that are not so dismissible.
The result changes nothing on Heathrow – or Brexit.