Tag Archives: Election

Conservative Marc Jones takes Lincolnshire police commissioner role

Marc Jones, Lincolnshire Police and Crime Commissioner at the Drill Hall, 6 May 2016 (Photo: Gregor Smith)

Conservative candidate and county councillor Marc Jones will replace Alan Hardwick as Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire following Thursday’s elections.

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LIVEBLOG: Lincolnshire Police & Crime Commissioner elections

The 2016 Police & Crime Commissioner election count at the Drill Hall (Photo: Gregor Smith)

The sun is shining bright over Lincoln, which means the end of local election counting and the beginning of the Police and Crime Commissioner count.

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LIVEBLOG: Lincoln council election updates

Countinmg of the vote under way.

Polls have now closed after thousands of Lincolnites went to elect a whole new set of city councillors.

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SU Elections 2016: Candidates splash out

Lincoln SU advice centre (Photo: Gregor Smith)

Nathan Ingram had the most expensive presidential campaign as a number of candidates spent big to try and become ‘student leaders’.

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Staff Blog: Why The Linc doesn’t endorse candidates


SU election week sees The Linc accused of bias at least once, every year. It’s an odd accusation, because we go out of our way not to endorse anyone or anything. Gregor Smith explains why.

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Opinion: Five reasons Karl McCartney won Lincoln

Karl McCartney speaks into various microphones and cameras

Adam Allcroft provides the Linc with the closest thing we’ve ever had to a ‘listicle’, analysing why Karl beat the pundits to stay MP for Lincoln.

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Lucy Rigby responds to accusations of SU hustings hypocrisy

Karl McCartney and Lucy Rigby

Lucy Rigby has been accused of not signing a form allowing her to attend an SU hustings, despite criticising Karl McCartney for not doing so either.

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New community reps “co-opted” at student council

Olivia Hill, Welfare & Community at Lincoln Students' Union

Monday night’s student council saw its representatives vote to co-opt two new community reps. Each representative will have a vote on Student Council for the rest of the academic year to represent the main student-inhabited areas of the city.

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It’s time to vote for a better vote

The Lincoln “Yes to AV” campaign kicks off at Lincoln Cathedral. Photo: Marcell Grant

To AV or not to AV? Scott Wheeler considers why it’s worth saying yes to AV in the upcoming vote.

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Does delectable equal electable?

Samantha steals her husband's thunder in the style stakes. Photo: Conservativeparty

Last week’s election has left much undecided. But is the style element of UK politics just as ambiguous? The Linc looks at how fashion affects politics.

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