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  Next United Kingdom general election information - Search.com
The previous election in the UK was the general election of 2005 held on 5 May, 2005.
It is possible that it may be held on June 11, 2009 in order to coincide with elections to the European Parliament; combining elections dates is a common practice in the UK with the intention of reducing costs and increasing turnout.
In England, the elections for County Councils are on a four-year cycle and are set for 2009.
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  United Kingdom - Search View - ninemsn Encarta
The United Kingdom is bordered to the south by the English Channel, which separates it from continental Europe, to the east by the North Sea, and to the west by the Irish Sea and the Atlantic Ocean; the only land border is between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
The climate of the United Kingdom is mild relative to its latitude.
The United Kingdom is one of the most urbanized of the world’s larger nations: about 89 per cent of the population lives in cities and towns.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Suffrage
There have been proposals to lower the national voting age to 16 in the United Kingdom, one of the arguments for which being that, as people of 16 can marry, join the Army and pay taxes, for example, they should be allowed a say in the country's running.
In the United Kingdom, peers who are members of the House of Lords (all up until reforms in 1999) are also excluded from voting in general elections.
Suffrage in the United Kingdom was slowly change over the course of the 19th and 20th centuries to allow universal suffrage through the use of the Reform Acts and the Representation of the People Acts.
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In the general election of 2001, the Labour party won 413 seats, the Conservatives 166, the Liberal Democrats 52, and minor parties 28.
The Conservatives made a comeback, however, in the general elections of 1910, and the Liberals were thereafter dependent on the Irish Nationalists to stay in power.
In the general election of 1964, however, the latter was narrowly defeated by the Labour party, headed by
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 The Restoration Superiors General - VincentWiki
The pope therefore named Dewailly as “superior general of the entire Congregation of the Mission,” receiving all the faculties, honors, prerogatives, and rights of that office by apostolic authority, that is, not directly through an election held in a general assembly.
In his first circular to them, he admitted that the day of his election was “the most painful of my life.” Although he had been their director since 1827, he expressed his weakness and fears at the task confronting him of being their superior general as well as that of the Congregation of the Mission.
Etienne’s comment on the election was that “the spirit which had inspired it was not from God.” For reasons known only to him, he falsely reported the number of votes, saying that the margin of victory was only one vote.
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 United Kingdom general election, 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United Kingdom general election of 2005 was held on Thursday, 5 May 2005.
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).
The formal leadership election began in October, and was ultimately won by David Cameron.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Kingdom_general_election,_2005   (3584 words)

 May 5
May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years).
A Japanese bomb, launched by balloon and called a fire balloon, explodes near Lakeview, Oregon, United States, killing a woman and five children who were examining it during a church picnic.
2005 - The United Kingdom general election takes place, in which Tony Blair's Labour Party are re-elected for a third, consecutive term.
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 Area Studies, UK: politics, elections and government in Britain
This gives access to the election result for each constituency, and where known, the email address and website address for each MP.
It should be noted that MPs email addresses seem to be in a period of flux - some have their own private addresses, some have constituency-based addresses, and some are linked to the Parliamentary server.
Members of the Scottish Parliament, and the Welsh National Assembly, listed by constituency/region, including election results and, where known, the email address and website address for each MP revolts.co.uk a source for academic analysis of backbench behaviour in Britain
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 IUB Libraries: Data Pathfinders: Election Statistics
National election data can be broken down by state and spans over 100 years, while time coverage of state assembly elections varies widely by state.
This vast trove of data is generally regarded as the authoritative Internet-based source for British election statistics, even though it is compiled by a private citizen rather than a government agency.
United States presidential elections, 1788-1860 : the official results by county and state.
www.libraries.iub.edu /index.php?pageId=4030   (1418 words)

 United Kingdom election 2005
The 2005 United Kingdom election was held on 5 May. In 2001, victory in 330 of 659 seats was required to gain a House of Commons majority.
On the eve of the election, he asserted, ‘I did not lie or mislead the country’ over the Iraq invasion, a reminder of a similar claim he had made in early 2004 concerning the leaking of the name of Dr David Kelly over the weapons of mass destruction controversy.
As applications for postal votes for the general election rose by up to 500 per cent in some marginal seats, concern about the risk of electoral fraud, and a series of legal challenges, began to worry election observers.
www.aph.gov.au /library/pubs/rn/2004-05/05rn51.htm   (3468 words)

 Unit Did You Mean unit?
Unit of measurement or physical unit, a fundamental quantity of measurement in science or engineering.
Unit of action, a discrete piece of action (or beat) in a theatrical presentation.
Unit (ring theory), an element that is invertible with respect to ring multiplication.
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 United Kingdom Parliamentary Election Results: Links and Bibliography
The first edition was compiled soon after the 1970 election and therefore does not include byelection results from later in the Parliament.
It contains all elections from 1832 to 1853, together with statistics on the electorate and the influence possessed by various patrons in each constituency.
The British General Election of 1945 by R.B. McCallum and Alison Readman was published in 1948.
www.election.demon.co.uk /pollinks.html   (1488 words)

 A Way With Words, The Electronic Newsletter of Wordorigins.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On this past Thursday the United Kingdom held a general election to choose a new parliament and government.
US general elections are held every two years, where the entire House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate runs for election.
In between general elections, vacancies for parliamentary seats are filled in by-elections (1880), or what are called special elections in the United States.
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 Leicester, United Kingdom
By 1832 railways had arrived in Leicester with the opening of the Leicester and Swannington Railway, which provided a supply of coal to the town from nearby collieries.
A by-election was held on July 15, and was won by Parmjit Singh Gill of the Liberal Democrats, with a 21% swing.
However, in the 2005 general election, Labour's unsuccessful byelection candidate Sir Peter Soulsby won Leicester South back for the party, and Vaz and Hewitt retained their seats.
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 The New Yorker: The Talk of the Town   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The results of the United Kingdom’s general election a week ago last Thursday bring to mind a crowded neighborhood pub half an hour before closing time.
Labour has now for the first time won its third election in a row—not in spite of Blair’s leadership but because of it, specifically because of his farsighted strategy of dropping red-flag-and-cloth-cap “socialism” in favor of a streamlined, market-friendly version of modern European social democracy.
The half-empty view is that the election, if not exactly a defeat for Blair, was about as close as he could get without losing his job.
www.newyorker.com /talk/content/articles/050523ta_talk_hertzberg   (1108 words)

 This Day In Military History... - Page 48 - Armchair General Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
During the next four decades, Hawaii entered into a number of political and economic treaties with the United States, and in 1887 a U.S. naval base was established at Pearl Harbor as part of a new Hawaiian constitution.
However, in 1891 Liliuokalani, the sister of the late King Kalakaua, ascended to the throne, refusing to recognize the constitution of 1887 and replacing it with a constitution increasing her personal authority.
The 3rd Brigade is disbanded, and its units (primarily the brigade headquarters and 6th Regiment) are withdrawn from Tientsin, China, over the remainder of the month.
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 Articles index started with un
United Nations 1956 Supplementary Convention on the Abolition of Slavery
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
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 Amazon.com: Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Freedom, 1822-1832 (Andrew Jackson): Books: Robert V. Remini   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
First, there is his health: having abused his body over the years in war and duels, Jackson was not in good shape and probably spent the last decades of his life in constant pain which only his vast willpower could overcome.
Getting cheated (as many felt) would lead to a second, successful campaign in 1828, but even this had a high price, as the slander he was subjected to due to the dubious circumstances of his marriage would emotionally wreck and eventually lead to the death of his wife.
Nonetheless, this is a generally positive biography, as Remini demonstrates that despite the view that Jackson was an ignorant backwoodsman manipulated by his aides such as Van Buren, Jackson was both intelligent and independent.
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 May 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
* A Japanese bomb, launched by balloon and called a fire balloon, explodes near Lakewood, Oregon, United States, killing a woman and five children who were examining it during a church picnic.
The film is widely regarded as a hoax.
2005 - The United Kingdom general election takes place
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 Every General Election in the United Kingdom from 1832
Every General Election in the United Kingdom from 1832
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 United Kingdom general election, 1832 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1832 UK general election, the first after the Reform Act, saw the Whigs win a large majority, with the Tories winning less than 30% of the vote.
 This article related to the politics of the United Kingdom, or its predecessor states, is a stub.
This page was last modified 11:05, 10 July 2006.
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 WWW-VL History Index
London's Lost Map, from the Museum of London
Political Divisions of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
BUBL Subject Archive: Internet Resources: British archaeology - general
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