UK elections since mid 2009

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Listed below are all the major elections held in the UK between the start of the Language Spy corpus in mid 2009 and the time of writing. This includes general elections, local elections, European elections, parliamentary by-elections, and the Scottish referendum.

Clicking on the "See graph" link on the right hand side will bring up the relevant keyword and date range to research the election in question. When the graph has loaded, add the keywords that interest you such as party or candidate names, or scroll down to look at the list of collocates and pick the ones you would like to examine.

Date  Election  Notes 
7 May 2015   General election   Narrow Conservative outright victory, Lib Dem collapse, Labour collapse to SNP in Scotland  See graph
7 May 2015   UK local elections     See graph
20 November 2014   Rochester and Strood   Ukip win from Conservative   See graph
9 October 2014   Heywood and Middleton   Labour hold   See graph
9 October 2014   Clacton   Ukip win from Conservative   See graph
18 September 2014   Scottish referendum   The "no" campaign win, but the SNP are revitalised.   See graph
5 June 2014   Newark   Conservative hold   See graph
22 May 2014   European Parliament   UKIP win, Labour second, Conservative and Lib Dems lose seats.   See graph
22 May 2014   UK local elections   Labour gain most, Conservative and Lib Dems lose heavily, UKIP gain.   See graph
13 February 2014   Wythenshawe and Sale East   Labour hold   See graph
2 May 2013   South Shields   Labour hold   See graph
2 May 2013   UK local elections   Conservatives win most seats but lose many, Labour and UKIP gain, Lib Dems lose seats   See graph
7 March 2013   Mid Ulster   Sinn Féin hold   See graph
28 February 2013   Eastleigh   Lib Dem hold   See graph
29 November 2012   Croydon North   Labour hold   See graph
29 November 2012   Middlesbrough   Labour hold   See graph
29 November 2012   Rotherham   Labour hold   See graph
15 November 2012   Cardiff South and Penarth   Labour hold   See graph
15 November 2012   Corby   Labour gain from Conservative   See graph
15 November 2012   Manchester Central   Labour hold   See graph
3 May 2012   UK local elections   Labour gain, Conservatives lose seats, Lib Dems make modest gains.   See graph
29 March 2012   Bradford West   Respect gain from Labour   See graph
15 December 2011   Feltham and Heston   Labour hold   See graph
30 June 2011   Inverclyde   Labour hold   See graph
9 June 2011   Belfast West   Sinn Féin hold   See graph
5 May 2011   Leicester South   Labour hold   See graph
5 May 2011   UK local elections   Conservatives win most seats, Labour gains, mostly from Lib Dems.   See graph
3 March 2011   Barnsley Central   Labour hold   See graph
13 January 2011   Oldham East and Saddleworth   Labour hold   See graph
6 May 2010   General election   Hung parliament, Conservative/lib-dem coalition   See graph
6 May 2010   UK local elections   Conservatives win, though with fewer councils. Labour make gains, Lib Dems lose.   See graph
12 November 2009   Glasgow North East   Labour hold (Speaker)   See graph
23 July 2009   Norwich North   Conservative gain from Labour   See graph

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