General Election 2015

Revealed: the documentary the BBC doesn’t want you to see

14 July 2015 11:35

Nate Silver has a lot to answer for. Yes, he called the US general election correctly – but he then led…

Miliband welcomed back to Twitter

22 June 2015 16:11

Ed Miliband is clearly struggling to find his place in a post Ed Miliband world. Despite MPs from his own party…

Test pollsters through encouraging competition, not through knee-jerk reactions

18 June 2015 17:55

We can all agree that the 2015 General Election was not the pollsters’ finest moment. While final polls from ComRes…

The reshuffle has begun – but the real excitement will happen on Monday

8 May 2015 17:49

David Cameron has reappointed several of the most senior members of the government. George Osborne stays as Chancellor, Theresa May…

Revealed: the party with the most negative election campaign

7 May 2015 12:29

Which party is the most negative in this election campaign? All of them have spent a great deal of time…

Nervous Tory candidates say race too tight to call

6 May 2015 22:15

Tonight’s a nervous night if you’re an candidate for re-election in a marginal seat (or in Scotland). You might have…

The new Lib Dem party strategy: drown voters in leaflets

6 May 2015 14:44

If you want an idea of how exhausting this election has been for some voters in marginals, just watch this…

David Cameron defends ‘con trick’ line about Ed Miliband’s plans

6 May 2015 9:43

Is David Cameron talking up the SNP as a naughty campaign tactic to hurt Labour? This morning the Prime Minister…

Can David Cameron square the 1922 Committee on another coalition?

4 May 2015 17:08

As well as trying to prepare voters for what may happen after 8 May, David Cameron needs to make sure…

Comedian Brand u-turns and urges people to vote

4 May 2015 13:37

There’ll be satisfaction in the Labour leader’s office today as Russell Brand has done a reverse-ferret and urged his voters…

Parties turn attention to crafting post-election narrative

4 May 2015 10:15

Ed Miliband spent a lot of his Today programme interview refusing to answer questions about how a minority Labour government…

Ed Miliband turns garden designer with scary new sculpture for Downing Street garden

3 May 2015 14:08

One of Britain’s great traditions is the open garden afternoon: an opportunity for folk revelling in being both middle-aged and…

Nicky Morgan’s market place fight to hold her marginal seat

2 May 2015 17:37

Nicky Morgan’s record as Education Secretary is coming under fierce attack in the Loughborough market place where she’s campaigning. A…

Exclusive: Senior Tories to plot election response on Friday

1 May 2015 13:04

Tory MPs will plot their party’s response to the election result and any likely coalition partnerships in a meeting next…

Douglas Carswell interview: Stop using my father to make cheap political points

30 April 2015 10:13

Douglas Carswell seems rather excited about the Spectator following him around as he campaigns in Clacton, but it’s not clear…

Can pavement politics save some Scottish Labour MPs?

29 April 2015 18:35

If some polls are to be believed, Labour won’t exist in Scotland after next week. All suggest it will be…

Will Cameron’s ‘10 days to save the Union’ message work?

28 April 2015 10:38

David Cameron continues his anti-SNP campaign today, launching what the Times calls his ‘strongest attack so far’ on a Labour-SNP…

PM pumps up the passion after porridge and panic

27 April 2015 18:58

David Cameron is known as the ‘essay crisis’ Prime Minister, and today he did little to dispel that impression. With…

Cameron’s answer to the passion question

26 April 2015 16:35

David Cameron has been bugged in this campaign by the question of whether he’s passionate enough, of whether he really…

This election will be decided by the undecideds

26 April 2015 13:49

The polls could hardly be closer than they are at the moment and the parliamentary arithmetic looks like it is…