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Elections


Hartlepool–Labour in trouble

10 April 2021
In years gone by the Labour Party could take the votes in the north east of England for granted. But, reports Nick Clark, next month’s Hartlepool by-election could show just how out of touch the party now is with its former heartlands

Salmond’s new party is no alternative to weak SNP strategy

27 March 2021
Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond has launched the new Alba Party. It does not deserve support.

International round up: Israel elections demonise Palestinians

23 March 2021
Israel held its fourth election in two years as Socialist Worker went to press. The election was called after a coalition government led by warmonger Binyamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz collapsed.

Dutch elections signal scary shift to the right

22 March 2021
For a fourth time, the conservative People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy have won the national election in Holland.

The election result isn’t all old people’s fault

17 December 2019
Age affected how people voted

Big rallies for Corbyn show a mood for radical ideas

10 December 2019
A mass rally in Bristol showed the potential behind Corbyn’s campaign, despite sneering from sections of the media

Transport round up: Month of South Western strikes to guard safety

12 November 2019
Train guards at South Western Railway (SWR) are gifting 27 days of strikes to train bosses this Christmas.

Europe—the struggle against the right

02 June 2019
Socialists from across Europe on the success of the right—and the tasks for the left

Labour vote gives ammunition to party right wingers who want rid of Corbyn

28 May 2019
The Labour Party did very poorly in the European elections—but not as badly as the Tories. It fell to third place overall, behind the Brexit Party and the Liberal Democrats. In Scotland it fell to fifth place, with less than a 10 percent share of the vote.

Mainstream parties reap fallout of political crisis

28 May 2019
The European election results have underlined the political crisis in Britain and the wholesale collapse of the Tories

Far right gain from mainstream crisis

28 May 2019
The two “moderate” blocs that have run the European Parliament for decades have seen their control torn away in the recent elections.

Behind the swift rise of the Brexit Party beast

27 May 2019
Farage has played clever by bridging class divisions. The left must expose the racism at the heart of it

Euro elections see political crisis, and the racists make some gains

27 May 2019
The Brexit Party came first, the Tories took less than 10 percent - and there are questions for Labour. Tommy Robinson lost heavily,

Vote Labour in the European elections - and increase the Tories’ crisis

14 May 2019
The Tories are in near-terminal collapse. They cannot pass legislation, they cannot resolve Brexit and their supporters are jumping ship to the racists of the Brexit Party.

Tories could force out Theresa May as support in opinion polls plummets

14 May 2019
Tory support at the European parliament elections—and a possible general election—is collapsing.

Crisis of political elite caused election losses

07 May 2019
Local elections in England last week reflected a deep crisis of mainstream politics

Right wing threat as Brexit Party of Nigel Farage surges in polls

07 May 2019
Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party could come top of the polls in this month’s European elections.

Tories battered in local elections—but Labour needs radical vision on Brexit and austerity to break through

04 May 2019
The local election results in England are a shattering blow to the Tories and to Theresa May in particular

Vote for Labour in local elections

23 April 2019
Local elections will take place in 248 English councils on Thursday of next week.

Pakistan elections - behind Imran Khan's populism lies more neoliberalism

27 July 2018
Imran Khan, the former Pakistani cricket star, declared victory in the country’s general election yesterday despite allegations of widespread fraud.

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