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Rolling coverage of the general election results from expert academics.
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Despite their clever repackaging and repositioning, the Greens face a disappointing election night – and their biggest problem isn't going away.
She faced criticism for not taking part in the BBC head-to-head, but the PM would have struggled had she done another late U-turn.
Tim Farron seeks distance from Labour in a key London constituency.
The particularities of the British electoral system make working together unrealistic.
A vote is cast in New Hampshire 2012 primary.
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Some American voters hope that instant runoff can make our elections better. But a mathematician has an idea for another solution.
Lucas has been vocal about pushing for co-operation with Labour.
The job-share candidates were always the favourites to win. Their challenge now will be to convince Labour to work together too.
Sanders supporters walk out after Hillary Clinton was nominated during the DNC.
Until the 1930s, American radicals stood apart from the two mainstream parties. That changed when a muckraking journalist ran for governor of California.
Will the system be different by 2020?
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Parliamentary log-jam, unwilling backbenchers and Conservative preference for first-past-the-post make reform unlikely.
UKIP won 12.6% of the vote share, but only one seat – not Nigel Farage’s.
With 63% of the country not voting Tory, the result throws up its own question of legitimacy.
On the lookout for gullible voters.
The three marginal seats clustered around Brighton and Hove are hosting a multi-party social media brawl.
The Green’s need to be more radical with their plans for sport.
The potential of sport is overlooked in the Green's manifesto.
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Surprise! Almost everyone supports gay marriage (even UKIP voters).
Still smoking: Redcar’s Corus Steel plant.
After losing the seat in 2010, Labour parachuted in a former advisor from Islington to reclaim Redcar and Cleveland -- but the Greens may have played a surprise trump card.
Imagine a radically shrunken economy with 45% of all national income reserved for the state and you've just scratched the surface of the Greens' economic vision.
The Greens pledge to spend more on health care than any other party.
The Green Party offers an ambitious health manifesto, wanting to allocate £20 billion more to health care by 2020.
A warmer welcome for immigrants?
Smaller party leaders could push for a more generous approach if called upon to support a Labour government.
But what do we get for it, Dave?
Some say that sharing is caring. But when it comes to party political publications, sharing on social media is careless. No matter how much you agree with Labour’s latest poster or the Greens’ latest video…
Greens leader Natalie Bennett at the party’s manifesto launch.
Our experts review the evidence behind the Green Party's big ticket policies.
How many premature deaths are due to fule poverty?
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The Green Party says fuel poverty is causing a high number of winter deaths due to people living in the cold. Are they right?
Those protesting against the deportation of Yashika Bageerathi will find solace in the Greens’ manifesto.
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The Greens offer a fresh outlook on immigration in the UK, but their manifesto contains shades of uncertainty.