Friday, April 9, 2010

town and country

The Tories won’t have forgotten one of the most amazing facts about the 2005 election. In England they actually beat Labour by 57,000 votes – but ended up with 93 fewer seats. That isn’t especially fair, but it should make things interesting.

John Lanchester, LRB blog, on constituency distribution, 'votes in the country worth less than votes in the city', the rest here.

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