Tag Archives: GE2015

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

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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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Candidate interview: Nick Smith (UKIP)

Nick Smith (right) hopes to ride a purple wave to victory in Lincoln. here with UKIP leader Nigel Farage (left).

Nick Smith, the United Kingdom Independence Party’s (UKIP) prospective parliamentary candidate for Lincoln chats with The Linc about hydrogen technology and how the EU is like the Soviet Union.

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Has the “Green Surge” missed Lincoln?

Lee Thomas, Lincoln Green Party

Despite a £75,000 fundraiser, there’s no Green parliamentary candidate for Lincoln. In a swing seat city with two growing universities, The Linc asks: has the #GreenSurge missed Lincoln?

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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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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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Election hustings cancelled as SU sticks to speakers policy

University of Lincoln Students' Union building

A chance for University of Lincoln students to pose questions to the city’s parliamentary candidates has been called off after the Students’ Union refused to make exceptions on its external speakers policy.

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