Tag Archives: Election

Revealed: The Lincoln candidates standing in June’s election

The full list of candidates standing for the Lincoln constituency in the snap general election on June 8 has been revealed.

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Karl McCartney cleared of electoral fraud by CPS

Karl McCartney is among a number of Conservatives who were cleared of electoral fraud this morning by the Crown Prosecution Service.

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Shakira Martin elected as NUS President

Shakira Martin, NUS’ Vice President for Further Education, has been elected as the organisation’s new president at the National Conference in Brighton.

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Opinion: Brexit and Trump are the result of not listening and not learning

The comparisons between the UK’s EU referendum and America’s upcoming presidential election are irrefutable, writes Daniel Beach.

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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

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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