Tag Archives: Elections

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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Staff Blog: Why The Linc doesn’t endorse candidates

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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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Karl McCartney hits out at SU elections

Karl McCartney will be under pressure to represent the 14,000 current students of Lincoln. Photo: The Linc

Karl McCartney has slammed the University of Lincoln Students’ Union for perceived bias in its current elections.

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Students at risk of ‘dropping off’ voting register

If your name is not on the list, you will have no say. Register to vote before midnight!

Students are most at risk of ‘dropping off’ – not in a long 9am lecture, but from the electoral register.

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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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LIVEBLOG: Lincoln elections count

If your name is not on the list, you will have no say. Register to vote before midnight!

Asmund and Gregor, our news editors, are both at the Lincoln count for the parliamentary and local elections. They’ll update you via this liveblog and on Twitter.

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More NUS elections: a veer to the left?

A voter at NUS Conference 2015

Three NUS Vice Presidents have been elected for 2015/16: Sorana Vieru as VP Higher Education, Shakira Martin as VP Further Education, and Shelly Asquith as VP Welfare.

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Elections 2015: your local candidates

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The general election is now less than a month away, but who can you actually vote for in Lincoln?

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