This is part 2 of my blog series on voting behaviour in Liverpool. In this post I’ll be looking at how Liverpool might vote in general elections compared to how it currently votes.

My post on Liverpool’s local elections under different voting systems (available here) showed that the first past…


A little experiment to explore the Red Liverpool narrative

Liverpool has long been a Labour city. Since 1997 it has returned only Labour MPs, and since 1983 just one of the city’s MPs was from a different party (David Alton, in Mossley Hill, for the Liberals/Liberal Democrats). …


This information is correct as of just after the start of the second ballot — 15:45, 18/06/2018. The data (and hence the graphs) may be updated as more information becomes available, but the text will not.

If you’re interested in reading an academic journal article I’ve written about the 2016…


This information in this is correct as of 17:00, 13/06/2018. As the first round has already taken place, this blog post won’t be updated — although the figures might be, so if the text doesn’t fully match the graph, that’s why!

If you’re interested in reading an academic journal article…


The Conservative Party is in a state of crisis. The HMS Britain is heading towards the iceberg of Brexit and instead of deciding on a route past the danger the crew seem more concerned with choosing a new captain.

The failed December 2018 leadership challenge against Theresa May secured her…

Dr David Jeffery

Lecturer in British Politics @LivUniPol. I research voting behaviour, populism, and local government. Hobbies include triathlon, parkrun, and acting.

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