Monthly Archives: April 2012

Does it matter where you are on the ballot paper?

As voters go to the polls on Thursday, they will be presented with ballot papers listing the candidates in alphabetical order of surname. Some candidates feel that appearing higher up the ballot paper is beneficial, as some voters may simply … Continue reading

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Attendance records of councillors seeking re-election

Eleven City Councillors are seeking re-election at the Cambridge local elections next week. No doubt many factors will influence the voters, but one we can measure easily is how often these councillors have turned up to meetings. The City Council … Continue reading

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Can Labour win Cambridge?

There is now less than a fortnight left until Cambridge voters go to the polls to elect one-third of their City Councillors. In my previous article, I described how the Mayor’s casting vote means that the Lib Dems only have … Continue reading

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Will the Lib Dems lose Cambridge this year?

Fourteen of the 42 seats on Cambridge City council are up for grabs in this year’s local elections. For three years in a row, Cambridge elects one-third of its City Councillors, and in the fourth year it elects its County … Continue reading

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Cambridge Local Elections

The Cambridge local election campaign is now well under way, with the candidates and their supporters busily delivering leaflets and knocking on doors around the city. One-third of the 42 seats on Cambridge City Council are up for grabs this … Continue reading

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