Tag Archives: European Elections

So Euros…How Was It For You?

The Euro Campaign is over. I have not blogged much. Too busy on Slugger with the usual regiment of Sinn Féin bots and Alliance Party trolls. I have been in Coalisland, Dungannon, Carrickfergus and spent a few hours in Derry yesterday … Continue reading

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Local Elections 2019

This was a more interesting election than most. And with a lot of aspects, it is to be expected that there will be a lot of “Spinning”. I will “spin” it my way over a series of posts here. The … Continue reading

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Euro Election Results

No real analysis here. Just for the record and to wind up my “results service”, there was no change. The three incumbent MEPs have all been returned. Martina Anderson Sinn Fein Diane Dodds DUP Jim Nicholson UUP Alex Attwood (SDLP) … Continue reading

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Went The Day Well?

Out and about in polling stations all day. I felt like one of those International Observers at an election in North Korea or South Sudan. It sounds exciting but actually its a bit boring. Carrying political nerdiness to an unreasonable … Continue reading

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So I Voted….

Just for the record, I voted as follows. EUROPE…1 Alex Attwood SDLP. 2 Martina Anderson SF 3 Ross Brown Green 4 Anna Lo Alliance. The SDLP vote should stay in the race until the final count. To some extent the … Continue reading

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Euro Race: Runners & Riders

With the European Election tomorrow, I think it would be a good idea to list the ten candidates that are standing. It might help those who do not live in Norn Iron understand the Spectrum. Three candidates will be elected. … Continue reading

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NI21…Officially A Joke

The line between Political Reality and Political Fantasy…does it even exist anymore? For the best part of a year, two UUP MLAs, Basil McCrea and John McCallister …two liberals in a notoriously conservative Party…dithered about leaving the UUP. Speculation that … Continue reading

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This Blog Is Now In “Election Mode”

This Blog has a wide readership. Of course you all know that I am member of SDLP but I am always heartened when non-SDLP people tell me that I am “independently minded”. It will come as no surprise that KEEPING … Continue reading

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SDLP Youth Conference…2014

SDLP Youth held their annual Conference today. It was a little low-key. Many of the leading young members were otherwise engaged…canvassing for the upcoming elections. A lot of them like Thomas Larkham (Lurgan), Ben Niblock (South Derry), Dermot Henderson (Derry) … Continue reading

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Election Literature…UKIP

UKIP also leafleted me today. The United Kingdom Independence Party is of course…mad. They will be destroy the “United Kingdom” which means I want to support them. Their entire raison d’etre is that they dont much care for the modern … Continue reading

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