Leeds local elections 2014: the whole pie

the leeds citizen

No biggie, but amongst all the wailing and crowing and heart-searching over Thursday’s local elections, they all seem to be looking at the wrong chart.

Here’s the Leeds version of the one they’re poring over, showing the parties’ percentage share of the vote.


Plenty to squabble about there.

But it’s only part of the picture.

What’s not been taken into account are the three groups operating under the glorious EWENOTACBA alliance: Elections, What Elections? (EWE), None Of The Above (NOTA) and Couldn’t Be Arsed (CBA).

Here’s how they/we fit in:

Which makes the full pie look a bit different. Strange that this one doesn’t provoke any wailing or heart-searching.


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