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    Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

    Hasta la vista, baby 2019-2022: Boris Johnson (Conservative) 2019 Conservative leadership election def. Jeremy Hunt, Michael Gove, Sajid Javid, Rory Stewart 2019 (majority) def. Jeremy Corbyn (Labour), Nicola Sturgeon (SNP), Jo Swinson [defeated] (Liberal Democrats) 2022 Conservative leadership...
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    AHC: Theresa May, the British Kim Campbell

    The difficulty of Campbell-ising a politician is that you need an unexpectedly catastrophic election result - and a very short premiership. For May to become a British Kim Campbell (not a Canadian one as the title suggests!) you’d need to combine the surprise of the 2017 election with the...
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    Alternate Wikibox Thread

    guess who's back back again mulcair's back lavalin Tom Mulcair survives his leadership review in Edmonton - perhaps it takes place elsewhere, or the leadership are more attuned to the risk. Either way, he survives and whilst NDP polling remains bad, it's not nearly as bad as OTL (especially...
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    Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

    I think the format’s great for weaving a contextless narrative around a person, but a couple of things. Florida doesnt hold off-year special elections for vacancies in the Senate, the governor taps someone to serve until a special election at the next statewide cycle (i.e., a midterm or...
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    Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

    Don't know about you all but I'm getting real tired of seeing stickers on lampposts saying the pandemic doesn't exist Metastasis 2019-2026: Boris Johnson (Conservative) 2019 (Majority): Jeremy Corbyn (Labour), Nicola Sturgeon (SNP), Jo Swinson [defeated] (Liberal Democrats) 2023 (Majority)...
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    Blackentheborg's city council archive filing cabinet

    It's the 1992 election?
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    Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

    Elderly singles in YOUR area! Presidents of the Commonwealth of Great Britain and Northern Ireland since 1999 1999-2004: Betty Boothroyd (Independent) 1999 def. Robert Kilroy-Silk (Independent), Rhodes Boyson (Independent), Arthur Scargill (Socialist Labour) 2004-2009: Michael Heseltine...
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    Blackentheborg's city council archive filing cabinet

    CREEM presents THE TOP 10 GREATEST ALBUMS OF THE 20TH CENTURY as ranked by the readers (published Oct. 1999) 10. Neutral Milk Hotel - King of Carrot Flowers (1998) 9. 8. Dr. Dre ft. Snoop Dogg, Kurt Cobain - Imagine That (1999) 7. 6. Marvin Gaye ft. Chaka Khan - Love! Love! Love! (1989) 5...
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    Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

    Too Early, and Much Too Fast 2007-2007: David Miliband (Labour majority) 2007 Labour leadership election: David Miliband (51.0%) def. Gordon Brown (49.0%) 2007-2011: David Cameron (Conservative) 2007 (Minority) def. David Miliband (Labour), Menzies Campbell (Liberal Democrats) 2008 Lisbon...
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    Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

    Weary is the Head 1979-1982: Margaret Thatcher (Conservative) 1979 (Majority) def. James Callaghan (Labour), David Steel (Liberal), Harry West (Ulster Unionist) 1982-1983: Edward Heath (Conservative majority) 1982 Conservative leadership election: Edward Heath (unopposed) 1983-1983: Edward...
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    Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

    Coalition Politics or: Thinking the Problem is Charlie Brown's Run-Up, Not Lucy 2017 – 2021: Mr. Donald J. Trump / Governor Michael R. ‘Mike’ Pence (Republican) 2016 (306 EV, 46.1%) def. Fmr. Secretary of State Hillary D. Clinton / Senator Timothy M. ‘Tim’ Kaine (Democratic, 232 EV, 48.2%)...
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    Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

    Is it just me or is the formatting of this post really messed up? Have been seeing quite a few posts recently with elections/defeated candidates heavily (some might say unnecessarily) indented, not sure if it's a problem with my settings or whether this is new trend.
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    Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

    Alternatively, presumably we'd have a Governor Charlie Crist to deal with as well.
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    Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

    "I have in my hand a piece of paper" [IT'S JUST THE MALTHOUSE COMPROMISE]
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    AH Cooperative Lists Thread

    The 21st Century Olympics 2000: Beijing - Narrowly defeating Australia for the bid in 1993, despite Human Rights Watch's "stop beijing" campaign. China was determined to use the olympics as a showcase for its rising economic power and living standards throughout the 1990s; various old...
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