Too many leaflet canvassers at Brockley station this morningCampaign group the Electoral Reform Society has named the winners of the constituency elections in Lewisham East, Lewisham West and Lewisham Deptford, declaring Heidi Alexander, Jim Dowd and Vicky Foxcroft the victors respectively.
— Claire Moran (@clairewheeldon1) April 10, 2015
The seats are among 364 across the country that the First Past the Post system renders dead certainties due to tribal voting patterns. With the national picture poised so dramatically, it's a shame there's not more at stake at a local level. To be fair to the candidates, the academic nature of the exercise hasn't stopped them campaigning hard.