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Edinburgh North & Leith - Mark Lazarowicz (Labour)
I AM TIRED
hurrah, no representation in Westminster for another four or five years!
where my vote was pointless (Harriet Harman won unsurprisingly). Should have voted at home (Oxford West and Abingdon) Nicola Blackwood won for Conservative and now Dr Evan Harris is out and it was so close too, 42.3% to 42% 176 votes in it. Very annoyed/upset, Harris was great.
Your vote wouldn't have made any difference there either. Don't beat yourself up.
and a hero.
for shame, Newbury. For shame
seems like a genuinely nice man, and not just because he liked my Duncan James joke on twitters
46% of the vote. Quite surprised, I've seen about one banner for him vs a million Lib Dem ones.
on their banners. There's hundreds in Watford against a couple for Claire Ward or the Tory candidate. Despite being 2nd in 2005, I fully expect them to come 3rd this time around.
Tories won, Lib Dems 2nd, Labour quite a way behind in 3rd. Cheers Claire Ward you leech.
they've only started counting the lazy lot. The stupidest party name: Brent North Needs an Independent MP
Thank fuck. So, so happy. I was able to make eye contact with people on my way to work, which was nice. In itself it's a big defeat for the Conseratives, too. Shaun Bailey was a posterboy and great future hope of theirs, and even though they got a swing it something like 0.4%, with the number of people voting Labour going up.
Nice to see the Green Party beat both the BNP and UKIP here, too. Now just the overall result to fret over ...
all of the birmingham constituencies have stayed the same as the last election i think.
Labour. Waited up til it was light, and then some. Didn't catch a wink of sleep.
Well, that was a massive shock.
'what's an election?'
Another shock for y'all.
by some distance
Glasgow North West (didn't vote here) - Labour by about 14,000
3.7% Labour to Tory swing. Well done fucktards.
majority went UP. surprised. BNP came after the SNP by 4600 votes LOLOLOL
Unsurprising, but annoying nonetheless
Mark Field Conservative 19,264
David Rowntree Labour 8,188
Naomi Smith Liberal Democrat 7,574
have to say though that I didn't vote for him.
By about 3500 votes. Was a pretty safe seat so no real surprise. My ambition for next time is to live in a marginal constituency, I've only voted here and the even safer Labour seat of Glasgow Central.
bamos lost his £2.60. I'm guessing in the end everybody got annoyed with the anti-Labour spamming by the Lib Dems.
basically sending everyone a fake polling card effectively saying go to the poll station, take this "polling card" and vote labour like this. but yeah i do kind of hate this blame politics so lib dems weren't too clean in my eyes either.
Definitely got the Lib Dem version. Totally agree about the blame politics, I got bored of reading about how Gordon Brown had failed me. I wouldn't have minded reading about what *they* were going to do, not what Labour had done.
12,000 majority. Probably won't be as big a bellend as Nick Winterton.
But the real story of the night was the Green candidate getting beaten by these guys http://www.readingchronicle.co.uk/news/reading/articles/2010/03/17/45444-the-yellow-peril-of-politics/
Islington North, 27 years in the job so far with a 3% gain in majority
No Evan Harris after a slur campaign by the christians and animal rights crowd. People are morons. Another reason to hate this arsehole of a city.
Although, I'm not sure exactly what it's intending to achieve.
or whatever ward Stokey (I know, I hate myself) falls into?
we've not declared yet as far as i'm aware
love don't live there anymore
Hackney North and Stoke Newington still hasn't declared annoyingly
COME ONE DIANNE! GIVE US HELL
2% swing from Lib Dem to Tory, but last time Labour were second by only a few hundred, this time they are third, almost 2% down on Lib Dem
I don't know why, but it just did my box in; as if that part of the city were 'different' from the rest of us (who all voted Labour)..
i'm not really sure where the boundary is tbh.
in Redcar (always been a safe labour seat), lib dem took to power. i was one of 127 voters for TUSC.
So, Bournemouth West, Bournemouth East, Poole, Christchurch, Dorset West and Dorset North remain Tory, Jim McKnight loses Dorset South to the Conservatives' Richard Drax (or Richard Grosvenor Plunkett-Ernle-Erle-Drax, to give him his rather incredible full name).
Annette Brooke holds on to Mid-Dorset.
Lib Dem: 1
Dorset is Labour free once again.
We even had a little swing toward Labour. Probably because the Conservative council we got landed with in the last local election is fucking terrible.
I live in Stoke at the momement though, that stayed Labour too, and the BNP didnt get a sniff which is great cos it was one of their biggest priorities, and they only made the tiniest gains like 0.1% despite a pretty big campaign
Taken from Labour, as was Swindon South. Therein lies the key to this election for the Conservatives as these are atypical seats.
The Conservatives also won all the surrounding constituencies and this, therefore, is not a Tory landlocked stronghold.
Swing of 10.1% too.
Despite the QUEUEING DRAMA and reports of locals being fast-tracked ahead of students.
Barbara Keeley in Worsley and Eccles South, although I didn't vote in this one.
Won by a good 9,000 votes or so. 66% turnout which isn't too shabby.
Sarah Teather (LD) beats Dawn Butler (Lab) by 1300 with 20,026.
Respect got thrashed. Hurrah.
Leyton and Wanstead: Still Labour.
Conservatives didn't turn up and the Liberal Democrats... I'd like to think they went down because their pre-election propaganda was antagonistic to anyone with a brain. Apparently no-one for the Labour MP because he fiddled his expenses - that he isn't running because of that is something no-one needs to know about. The Tories on the other hand, impressed me with their fanatical devotion to 'saving' a bridge over the A12 that no-one in their right mind would use anyway... as least not outside daylight hours.
southampton is a tiny island of red in a sea of blue
I honestly thought the Lib Dems might manage an upset in our constituency but I guess not.
by a shitload, too. That's OK though, as I'd voted for him anyway.
stupid Hackney South.
I voted Lib Dem but I knew that it was a Labour stronghold. I'm cool with it.
Represent, big up Alexandra Palace man dem
get it fucking right
no surprise really, but am happy!
Know nothing about her. Regret voting Lib Dem sorta but at least I helped push the Tories into 3rd. Not many constituencies where they lost a place.
I think he's a racist but I wouldn't like to say for sure
92 votes in it. coo.
won from Lembit
creating the Liberal Democrat far South-west London triumvirate of Tom Brake in Carshalton and Wallington, Paul Burstow in Sutton and Cheam, and Ed Davey in Kingston and Surbiton who all managed to hold on to their seats. Well done!
Also in my adopted home of Brighton, Caroline Lucas won the first ever Green Party seat. Which I think is a good thing. Might pick the rubbish up on time now!
went to the Conservatives and the consituency where I live a lot of the time, Guildford, went to the Conservatives. My old consituency, Bristol West, went to Stephen Williams for the Lib Dems again though; hardly surprising as he campaigned his bum off.
She write chick-lit, doesn't live in the town, lists Thatcher as her idol, doesn't think the town needs a northbound trainline and wants a return for fox-hunting.
And our previous Labour MP was great, the town has never been in better shape... arse.