Why I'm voting Green
By Lauren Razavi - 06 May 14:59

I'm voting tactically in this election - for the Green Party.

Three charts that show that Scotland should stop whining
By Jonn Elledge - 06 May 14:16

Scotland, after London, is the biggest winner from our current political arrangements. Forget stronger for Scotland, where's Yorkshire's voice?

Gordon Brown: "The independence people really want is independence from poverty"
By New Statesman - 06 May 13:31

The full text of Gordon Brown's rallying cry to Scottish voters.

Whatever happens tomorrow, an equal parliament is some way off
By Barbara Speed - 06 May 11:44

We're set for 45 more female MPs after this election, but the UK is still a generation from parity

Why red London is turning redder - and the Conservatives should beware
By Tim Wigmore - 06 May 10:52

Labour could win 45 of London's 73 seats 

Are Labour losing?
By Stephen Bush - 05 May 17:43

Last week, panic spread through the Labour Party as it had its own "Wobbly Thursday". So is the party underperforming in the marginals? Or is it just Labour's inferiority complex at work?

Former Labour leader warns that the public may behave differently in "the privacy of the ballot booth".
Neil Kinnock: "Shy Tory" voters remain "a danger" for Labour
By George Eaton - 05 May 14:00

Former Labour leader warns that the public may behave differently in "the privacy of the ballot booth". 

Will Nick Clegg lose his seat?
By New Statesman - 05 May 12:30

Can Nick Clegg retain his seat? The polls paint a complex picture. 

General election 2015: will there be a second election?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 05 May 11:48

If no one wins on 7 May and Britain returns a hung parliament, could there be a snap second election? Here’s why it’s unlikely.

Labour shouldn't close the door on a Lib-Lab deal
By Andrew Harrop - 05 May 11:00

There is nothing inevitable or desirable about conjuring two opposing blocs: Labour/SNP verses Tory/Lib Dems. For both Labour and the Liberal Democrats, the advantage lies in keeping options open.

Where are the women?
By Daisy Srblin - 05 May 9:41

Women have played a bigger role in this election than any contest since 1987 - but we still have a long way to go.

Bermondsey & Old Southwark: The Last Liberal?
By Barbara Speed - 05 May 8:36

He survived mergers, New Labour's high tide - but now, with most of the party's councilors wiped out and Labour on the march, Simon Hughes faces the fight of his life. Barbara Speed goes on the campaign trail.

Are the Ashcroft polls wrong?
By Stephen Bush - 04 May 17:58

An ICM poll of Sheffield Hallam puts Nick Clegg seven points ahead of his Labour rival - and raises questions about the accuracy of the Ashcroft polling.

The opposition seek to stop the PM surviving if it becomes clear he could not command the confidence of the Commons.
Labour denounce Cameron's plan to "cling to power" even if he lacks a majority
By George Eaton - 04 May 15:39

The opposition seek to stop the PM surviving if it becomes clear he could not command the confidence of the Commons.

First past the post is sounding its death knell
By Katie Ghose - 04 May 13:51

Under a proportional voting system, voters could support a range of parties knowing their vote would genuinely count. 

What's worth staying up for on election night?
By Stephen Bush - 04 May 9:05

What are the parties saying about the key seats on election night, when will they declare, and what will they mean?

Watch out! The Coalition is planning another tuition fee hike
By Chuka Umunna - 03 May 16:55

If the present coalition is re-elected, students will pay the price.

After the opposition warned of an increase in fees from £9,000 to £11,500, the Deputy PM remained mute.
Clegg reinforces Labour attack as he refuses to rule out tuition fees rise
By George Eaton - 03 May 10:48

After the opposition warned of an increase in fees from £9,000 to £11,500, the Deputy PM remained mute.  

Is Russell Brand going to endorse Labour? (Part II)
By Media Mole - 01 May 18:09

The comedian has released a teaster trailer, suggesting there is more to his Ed Miliband interview.

The guys who crashed the car: why Labour is still in a mess over spending
By Tim Bale - 01 May 16:58

It’s never easy to confess to a crime that you don’t think you’ve committed.  And perhaps, in the end, it’s not really that sensible either.

A battle between two fears: who'll win in the Vale of Glamorgan?
By Stephen Bush - 01 May 15:37

Stephen Bush visits the Vale of Glamorgan, which has picked the winner at every election since its creation.

Politics is everyone's business: in defence of business leaders who reveal their party allegiance
By Richard Morris - 01 May 15:26

Why it's wrong to admonish the potential future CBI chief for backing the Tories.

General election 2015: Who's endorsing who?
By Media Mole - 01 May 14:39

It's endorsement season! Who's backing who?

Watch: Milibae the Movie
By New Statesman - 01 May 13:13

People are now making fan videos about Ed Miliband. No, really. 

Are Ukip the victims of a media vendetta?
By James Nickerson - 01 May 12:07

Ukip's supporters feel that they are done over by an hostile press. The reality is more complicated.

Ukip's manor? Photo: Getty
Think Ukip helps Labour? Visit Thurrock
By Anoosh Chakelian - 01 May 9:32

Anoosh Chakelian visits a seat that is a three-way race between Labour, the Conservatives and Ukip.

Mad dogs and naked men: what happened on the doorstep this week?
By Stephen Bush - 01 May 7:57

A ghost from the past, goldbugs and David Cameron's bicycle: what really goes on "on the ground".

The PM raised his game and delivered a more engaged performance as the deficit returned to haunt Miliband.
Cameron fares best as party leaders are put on the torture rack
By George Eaton - 30 April 22:43

The PM raised his game and delivered a more engaged performance as the deficit returned to haunt Miliband. 

What we learned from the three leaders in the TV election Question Time debate
By Anoosh Chakelian - 30 April 21:55

A verdict on David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg’s performances on the last televised leaders’ debate.

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