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  United Kingdom general election, 2001 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The UK general election, 2001 was held on 7 June 2001 and was dubbed "the quiet landslide" by the media.
The elections were also marked by apathy from the voting public, turnout being only 59%, the lowest since 1918.
Throughout the election the Labour party had maintained a significant lead in the opinion polls and the result was deemed to be so certain that some bookmakers paid out for a Labour majority before the election day.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2001   (481 words)

 United Kingdom general election, 2005 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In Northern Ireland, the election was dominated in the Unionist community by a battle between the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to be the province's largest Unionist party in Parliament.
Other elections in the province have shown both a shift in votes towards the DUP but also a collapse of support for the cross-community Alliance Party which is likely to be more marked in a first past the post election and thus which may work in the UUP's favour.
The results were interpreted by the UK media as an indicator of a breakdown in trust in the government, and in the prime minister, Tony Blair, in particular.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2005   (2682 words)

 Low election turnout reflects the failure of UK politicians
Elections, in their role in expressing citizenship, are increasingly revealing social inequalities in the UK.
This was the 'apathetic landslide' in the 2001 general election, and is the case in many individual constituencies that are safe seats.
In the devolved elections in Scotland and Wales in 1999 and 2003, turnout was lower than in all Westminster elections since 1997, and fell markedly in between: from 59% to 49% in Scotland and from 45% to 38% in Wales.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2005-06/esr-let061705.php   (1097 words)

 United Kingdom general election, 1900 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The campaign for United Kingdom general election of 1900 was held from 25 September to 24 October 1900.
Also known as the Khaki Election (the first of several elections to bear this sobriquet), it was held in the midst of the return of soldiers from the Second Boer War.
The Labour Representation Committee, later to become the Labour Party, participated in a general election for the first time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_1900   (204 words)

 U.S._presidential_election,_2000 - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
On election night, November 7, the media prematurely declared a winner twice based on exit polls before finally deciding that the Florida race was too close to call.
The outcome of the November 7 election was not known for more than a month after the balloting, because of the extended process of counting and then recounting of Florida presidential ballots, which would ultimately decide the election.
Since the Presidential Election was so close and hotly contested in Florida, the United States Government and state governments pushed for election reform to be prepared by the 2004 United States Presidential Election.
www.timesharetalk.co.uk /wiki.asp?k=U.S._presidential_election,_2000   (5728 words)

 United Kingdom general elections (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Since the maximum term of a parliament is five years, the interval between successive general elections can exceed that period by no more than the combined length of the election campaign and time for the new parliament to assemble (typically five to eight weeks).
Of the 16 general elections between 1945 and 2001, four have been in October, four in June, three in May and two in February.
In the UK general elections are usually affairs in which public opinion changes gradually from general election from election.
united-kingdom-general-elections.kiwiki.homeip.net.cob-web.org:8888   (1389 words)

 GENUKI: The Merthyr Election of 1906
As during the previous election the contest was three-cornered and the issues, with the exception of the war controversy, revolved around similar themes.
The 1906 election re-affirmed Hardie's representation of Merthyr Boroughs.
Although the election seemed to reflect the extension and solidity of the Labour Movement in the area, this Labour victory was stultified by its dependence on Liberal goodwill and the ideal of independent Labour representation remained a chimera for the workmen of Merthyr Boroughs.
www.genuki.org.uk /big/wal/MerthyrElection.html   (1814 words)

 Westminster Elections in the future Northern Ireland, 1885-1910
While an analysis of each election across the whole of Ireland (and indeed the whole of the United Kingdom) would be very interesting, here I have decided to focus on the more manageable topic of the election results in the six counties of Ulster which became Northern Ireland in 1920.
In a 1913 by-election the Liberals beat the Unionists by 57 votes; they were then unopposed in a 1914 by-election after their new MP died.
Nationalists were the narrow losers in 1885, 1886, 1892 and 1900; Liberals likewise in 1910; the seat was unopposed in a 1903 by-election and in 1906.
www.ark.ac.uk /elections/h1885.htm   (3588 words)

 Election Portal @ ElectionHype.com (Election Hype)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
An election is a decision making process where people vote for preferred political candidates or parties to act as representatives in government.
The universal acceptance of elections as a tool for selecting representatives in modern democracies is in sharp contrast with the practice in the democratic archetype, ancient Athens, where elections were considered an oligarchic institution and where most political offices were filled using allotment / sortition.
The Democracy Watch (International) website, further defines fair democratic elections as, "Elections in which great care is taken to prevent any explicit or hidden structural bias towards any one candidate, aside from those beneficial biases that naturally result from an electorate that is equally well informed about the various assets and liabilities of each candidate".
www.electionhype.com   (1024 words)

 Hemp The Bush That George Wants To Cut Down
Nonetheless, he lost that election (1916) "swamped by a tidal wave of rejection".
This, however, was against the wishes of Imperial in the UK, who felt betrayed by the willingness of DuPont to aid their enemy.
General Counsel Herman Oliphant convinced the anti-hemp fanatics of a more subtle way to tackle the issues; introduction of the bill to the House Ways and Means Committee, where discussion could be kept at a minimum, and which was presided over by a DuPont ally, Representative Robert L. Doughton.
rense.com /general50/hemp2.htm   (5347 words)

 Global Report on Aging: Spring 2005
As speculation mounts about a possible General Election here in the UK, not a week goes by without several newspaper commentaries appearing on the importance of the “gray vote” in determining the outcome.
Analysis of the UK’s 2001 General Election shows that 70 percent of those aged 65+ voted, compared with 59 percent of the population as a whole.
Since coming into office in 1997, the UK Government has focused on two specific problems—tackling pensioner poverty and addressing the situation where thousands of workers who had saved all their life, saw their pensions evaporate when their company went bust.
www.aarp.org /research/international/gra/spring_2005   (1155 words)

 United Kingdom (05/06)
The U.K. held the Presidency of the G-8 during 2005; it held the EU Presidency from July to December 2005.
The U.K. was the United States' main coalition partner in Operation Iraqi Freedom and continues to have more than 8,000 troops deployed in Iraq to help stabilize and rebuild the country.
Under UN Security Council Resolution 1483, the U.K. also shared with the United States responsibility for civil administration in Iraq and was an active participant in the Coalition Provisional Authority before the handover of Iraqi sovereignty on June 28, 2004.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/3846.htm   (4116 words)

He issued a call for a general strike, which was not authorised, and nearly lost his job (the strike was aborted).’ The public service workers succeeded in winning most of their demands, and this had an impact on other workers.
For the election, the MDC stood candidates in all 120 constituencies.
In general, the views expressed were very similar in all four factories, leading one to conclude that, in all probability, they were widely held among Harare’s industrial working class.
generalupdate.rau.ac.za /sociology/Alexander_zim2b.htm   (9561 words)

 Channel 4 - Election 2005
Formed in 1900, the Labour Party will be gunning for an unprecedented third election victory on the trot.
A disastrous election in 2001 saw the Tories trounced but Michael Howard's party knows the key election battleground will be in the marginal seats.
At the last election, Ulster had the highest turnout of electors and the parties will fight hard for influence in Westminster.
www.channel4.com /news/microsites/E/election2005/partyhistory.html   (174 words)

 United Kingdom general election, 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005.
The Conservative Party was seeking to regain seats lost to both Labour and the Liberal Democrats since the 1992 General Election, and move from being the Official Opposition into government.
In Northern Ireland, the election was dominated in the unionist community by a battle between the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/UK_general_election,_2005   (3584 words)

 Tyranny of the government: UK Government to force handover of encryption keys
The UK Government is preparing to give the police the authority to force organisations and individuals to disclose encryption keys, a move which has outraged some security and civil rights experts.
"The notion that international bankers would be wary of bringing master keys into UK if they could be seized as part of legitimate police operations, or by a corrupt chief constable, has quite a lot of traction," Clayton added.
Re: Tyranny of the government: UK Government to force handover of encryption key
www.uselectionatlas.org /FORUM/index.php?topic=40030.0   (2242 words)

 UK Parliament - Elections FAQ page
The decision to call a general election is made by the Prime Minister, who asks the Queen to dissolve parliament.
In practice it is considered unconstitutional for the Sovereign or heir apparent to vote in an election.
British citizens are entitled to vote at elections providing that they are aged 18 or over and are not subject to any legal incapacity to vote.
www.parliament.uk /faq/elections_faq_page.cfm   (813 words)

 TopFoto Gallery - The UK Election Poster
Labour's Election Posters issued for campaign in October 8th General Election.
Chumley the chimp at Chessington Zoo is up to his tricks trying to confuse the issue for the General Election.
Some of the posters the Labour Party used for the 1950 General Election promoting the "Welfare State".
www.topfoto.co.uk /gallery/poster/default.htm   (359 words)

 BBC NEWS | Programmes | BBC Parliament | Election replay 1970
BBC Parliament pays tribute to former Conservative leader Edward Heath by re-showing the general election that returned him as prime minister.
The Labour Government had also been shedding support in local elections and opinion polls, not least because of their backing for America's increasingly unpopular war in Vietnam.
The BBC's coverage of the fateful poll included interviews with all the party leaders, analysis from the old guard of political commentary and public reaction in Trafalgar Square.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/programmes/bbc_parliament/3139208.stm   (393 words)

 UK General Election 1997-05-01 Results
UK General Election 1997 - Results "D" Dagenham Lab hold
UK General Election 1997 - Results "H" Hackney North and Stoke New.
UK General Election 1997 - Results "J" Jarrow Lab hold
www.cartref.demon.co.uk /eng/GE97/conall.htm   (180 words)

 Area Studies, UK: politics, elections and government in Britain
There is an email address for public enquiries about UK government statistics, the work of the Office for National Statistics (ONS), and the Government Statistical Service (GSS)
This gives access to the election result for each constituency, and where known, the email address and website address for each MP.
UK Ratifiers for Democracy - democratic reform in the UK a portal for news and information in the public sector
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk.htm   (1490 words)

 British General elections 1900 - 2005
Primeminister for election term, The Marquess of Salisbury, (Conservative) Arthur Balfour (Conservative)
Primeminister for election term, Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal), Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal)
Primeminister for election term, Herbert Henry Asquith (Liberal) David Lloyd George (Liberal)
www.lonympics.co.uk /new/election.htm   (157 words)

The final decision on the Host City for the XXI Olympic Winter Games was made by the full IOC membership during the 115th IOC Session in Prague on 2 July 2003.
Election of the Host City of the XXI Olympic Winter Games
 All the documents related to the election procedure for 2010
www.olympic.org /uk/games/vancouver/election_uk.asp   (206 words)

 New Divinity Acquisitions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Trompf, G. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Carlisle, Cumbria, UK ; Waynesboro, GA Acute, 2001.
regent.edu /general/library/subjects/divinity/fallacquisitions2004.cfm   (8071 words)

 United Kingdom General Election results since 1832
UK General Elections since 1832 UK General Elections since 1832
Otherwise, links are to summary results on the Spartacus site and Adam Carr's Election Archive
1895: July 1900: September/October 1906: January/February 1910: January/February 1910: December 1918: December 14 1922: November 15 1923: December 6 1924: October 29 1929: May 30 1931: October 27 1935: November 14 1945: July 5
www.psr.keele.ac.uk /area/uk/edates.htm   (100 words)

 OUP: UK General Catalogue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Up-to-date coverage includes the general election of May 2001 and the Conservative party leader election of summer 2001
He has included a completely new chapter which brings the story right up to the general election of May 2001.
The specification in this catalogue, including without limitation price, format, extent, number of illustrations, and month of publication, was as accurate as possible at the time the catalogue was compiled.
www.oup.com /uk/catalogue/?ci=9780198700678   (429 words)

 BUBL LINK: British political history
Compilation of results of all post-war UK General Elections, and a list of Cabinet members from the resulting administrations.
Includes biographical information about John Major, content of speeches, photographs, and full text of the 1992 and 1997 Conservative Party General Election manifestos.
Brief histories of ten British political parties and pressure groups, and the results of the twenty general elections between 1832 and 1918.
bubl.ac.uk /link/b/britishpoliticalhistory.htm   (267 words)

 United Kingdom general election, 1900 information information - Search.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
United Kingdom general election, 1900 information information - Search.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.isi.jhu.edu)
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The UK general election of 1900 was from 25th September 24th October 1900.
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