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. He tweets @lewis_baston

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

There is no special place in the British electoral system for party leaders

On the most important nomination stage in living memory