local elections 2012

5 May, the day after the latest bout of local elections, was a suitably grey and drizzly day to be speaking to a Liberal Democrat Minister.
A council candidate dressed as a penguin beat the Liberal Democrats in Edinburgh on Friday during an election that saw support
David Cameron has admitted he needs to "prove" himself to voters and insisted he understands the message from the local elections
The British National Party suffered a major setback in the local elections, losing six council seats. Campaign group Hope
A schoolgirl has become one of the youngest councillors in the country after winning a seat on Plymouth City Council. Kate
The UK Independence Party is making "steady progress", despite seeing only limited gains in the local council elections, party
Political parties have been campaigning to get their vote out up to the last minute amid concerns of low turnout across polling
Voters will have to brave wet weather across much of Britain as they arrive at polling stations for today's local elections
Polls close at 10pm today in the council elections, and within as little as two hours a handful of quick-counting authorities
Scots will go to the polls today to elect their local councillors. A total of 1,223 seats on the country's 32 separate local
David Cameron has appealed for voters in tomorrow's crunch elections not to punish the Tories for Britain's economic woes
If like us you can barely contain your excitement about the outcome of the local and mayoral polls taking place on Thursday
As the local elections draw near, the parties have been upping the efforts on the campaign trail. A major part of campaigning
The British National Party's candidate for mayor of Liverpool has been arrested on suspicion faking signatures on his nomination
Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are braced to lose hundreds of council seats when voters go to the polls this Thursday
The forthcoming local elections present "enormous opportunities" for vote-rigging and electoral fraud, a senior judge warned
David Cameron pledged the Tories would deliver "real devolution" for Scotland's communities - just as his party had delivered
David Cameron has launched the Conservative local election campaign in Derbyshire, claiming the Tories are "the party that
David Cameron dismissed claims families with children will lose £511 a year on average from today under tax and benefit changes
A Labour candidate in the local elections has apologised for sending a tweet about the death of the Duke of Edinburgh. Janette