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 the post electoral system gives Labour an artificial majority on the city council — this shouldn’t be surprising to anyone with more than a passing knowledge of how voting systems work.

Under pretty much any other voting system the Greens and the Liberal Democrats would improve their seat share and…

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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