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Mayoral Election 2015

Vote tomorrow and use both your votes

By on June 10, 2015 in Mayoral Election 2015 with 0 Comments
Vote tomorrow and use both your votes

Yippee! It’s mayoral election time tomorrow! Only seems a year since the last one… oh. It was.First you have to get out and vote.No excuses. Get out and vote.Second you have two votes and it is essential you use both votes.LW has previously explained the voting system that will be used tomorrow but here is […]

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Residents sent unsolicited text messages by Khan campaign

By on June 10, 2015 in Mayoral Election 2015 with 2 Comments
Residents sent unsolicited text messages by Khan campaign

Reports are beginning to emerge of Tower Hamlets residents receiving unsolicited text messages urging them to vote for Rabina Khan.The text messages read: “Dear Supporter Vote RABINA KHAN this Thurs 11th June Decide who runs the borough and your future Your vote makes a differenceTo opt out text GQBZ”Here is a screen grab of one […]

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Isle of Dogs hustings – but #wherewasrabina

By on June 9, 2015 in Mayoral Election 2015 with 0 Comments
Isle of Dogs hustings – but #wherewasrabina

Many thanks to Paul Brocklehurst @paulbrock for this excellent example of how to live tweet an event. Concise tweets well written.

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Anti-corruption campaigner Erlam hands more evidence to MPS

By on June 8, 2015 in Mayoral Election 2015 with 0 Comments
Anti-corruption campaigner Erlam hands more evidence to MPS

Andy Erlam, anti-corruption campaigner and Tower Hamlets mayoral candidate, has today handed dossier of further allegations of corruption at Tower Hamlets council to Metropolitan Police at New Scotland Yard.You never know – the police might actually do something this time. There again. The allegations are: Alleged election fraud of the local councillor elections on 22nd […]

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Never buy a cheap television from a burglar

By on June 6, 2015 in Comment, Mayoral Election 2015 with 0 Comments
Never buy a cheap television from a burglar

Had your TV stolen?Been offered a cheap TV that looks just like yours by a total stranger?Funnily enough quite a few borough residents are having that “Are you taking the mickey?” reaction to Rabina Khan’s view of recent history. “I don’t want to dwell on the Election Court judgment here…. I want this conversation to be about […]

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