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Worth Reading 50: One L of a good time

Half a century down, how many more to go? Leicester’s Mayor sacks the man supposed to scrutinise him – As many cities reject the idea of an elected Mayor, Jonathan Calder provides an example of why mayors don’t make for good governance. Electoral Reform RIP – One year on and Milena Popova is still angry. […]

Why we should try weekend voting

One constant from across the country following Thursday’s elections is laments about the low turnout. Even by the usually low standards for local elections, where getting over 40% turnout is seen as an achievement, Thursday’s turnout was pretty woeful. Now, it may be possible to come up with some explanations for the specifically low turnout […]