Tactical voting

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Lib Dems target ‘blue wall’ Tory voters angry about NHS crisis
Party to switch focus from economy after polling shows voters in southern Conservative seats put health service as No 1 issue

Michael Savage Policy Editor

22, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Lib Dems plan ‘Labour squeeze’ in fight for suburban Tory seats
Party has high hopes in a dozen or more blue wall seats – if it can persuade new Labour supporters to vote tactically

Peter Walker Political correspondent

15, Jan, 2023 @2:03 PM

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Conservatives’ alarm grows over threat of tactical voting in safe seats
Last week’s byelection losses saw huge swings to the best-placed Tory opponent – without any formal electoral pact

Toby Helm and Michael Savage

26, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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To topple Johnson, now it’s time for all good progressives to come to the aid of... the Lib Dems | Will Hutton
This week’s byelection in the Tory stronghold of North Shropshire can be a turning point

Will Hutton

12, Dec, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Opposition parties ‘can oust Tories’ if they cooperate on seats
New analysis shows that a ‘progressive alliance’ can overturn the Tory majority by fielding unity candidates in 154 English seats

Toby Helm

28, Nov, 2021 @9:30 AM

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If opposition parties abroad can put aside their differences, why can’t Davey, Starmer and co? | Nick Cohen
Mock progressive alliances all you like, but they’ve never been more essential

Nick Cohen

30, Oct, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Tactical voting was set to be Remainers’ saviour, so what went wrong?
Our polls were good at identifying the correct challenger in key seats. But voters needed more than a common enemy

Peter Kellner

14, Dec, 2019 @9:06 PM

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This is a Brexit election. But Boris Johnson will not get Brexit done | Martin Kettle
The Tories created this mess and can deliver only division and destabilisation, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

12, Dec, 2019 @7:00 AM

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I’ve always been Labour, but tomorrow I will be voting tactically | Steve Coogan
To help stop Boris Johnson, I am putting aside a lifetime of party loyalty, says comedian and actor Steve Coogan

Steve Coogan

11, Dec, 2019 @5:30 PM

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Voting tactically? Here’s how to do it right | Dan Davies
In close races, it may not be obvious which party should get your vote to stop the Tories, says former Bank of England economist Dan Davies

Dan Davies

11, Dec, 2019 @1:29 PM

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In many places voting Lib Dem is the best way to keep Boris Johnson out of No 10 | Jo Swinson
Britain needs a change of leadership to end austerity, injustice and the folly of Brexit, says Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson

Jo Swinson

11, Dec, 2019 @1:14 PM

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Only the left can defeat Tory lies. Now the centre must accept that | Tom Kibasi
Tackling the hard right demands structural change. Tactical voting and a strategic left-centre alliance is the way forward, says writer and researcher Tom Kibasi

Tom Kibasi

11, Dec, 2019 @10:02 AM

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