Lewis Baston

Lewis Baston is a psephologist, historian and biographer of Reginald Maudling. During the rare moments when there isn’t a UK general election, he is writing a book about borderlands in Europe.

The red wall was a patronising generalisation about a huge swathe of the country

Lewis Baston’s guide to watching the election results intelligently

How parties peek at postal votes before polling day

Corbyn and the entire party will have to be on best behaviour for Labour to win here

Lewis Baston on a borderland election battle

There are few worse times to conclude what the result will be than right now

How weather will affect the election result

The fate that awaits the Liberal Democrats after such an awful election

Can the Tories win enough old Labour seats to compensate their losses elsewhere?

Lewis Baston on the link between coalfields and the 2019 election