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 constituency boundary review is in, and it makes for very long reading

Labour, the Lib Dems and the Greens need to work as one if they are to overcome an electoral system that helps the Conservatives

Borders, the body politic and the last inauguration

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