The LDV Friday Five: 14 May 2010

It’s Friday. It’s five o’clock. Here’s a fistful of lists that sum up the LDV week:

5 most-read stories on LDV this week

1. What should the party do next? Have your say by 2pm on Saturday (394) by Mark Pack
2. Deal or no deal? Here’s what I think (300) by Stephen Tall
3. Thirsk & Malton election delayed after candidate dies (17) by Mark Pack
4. What Lib Dem members think about talking to the Tories: LDV poll results (89) by Stephen Tall
5. The morning after the night before: 10 questions we need to answer (but maybe not today) (100) by Stephen Tall

5 active LDV Members’ Forum threads

Who can attend a Special Conference?
Membership numbers
Fixed term parliaments and the 55% rule
Excuse me, what’s this elephant doing here?
How Do People Feel about a Basic Income?

5 most active groups on ACT

1. Coalition?
2. PR Or Nothing
3. Lib Dems on Twitter
4. Liberal Youth
5. Liberal Democrat Humanist and Secularist Group

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)
1. thirsk and malton
2. lib dem blogs
3. purdah period
4. sarah teather
5. philippa stroud

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

>> @MarkReckons Now Cameron has to prove himself wrong about coalitions in order to be successful
>> @willhowells Been sat by the phone all day and still no call from Number 10. If I were a less optimistic person, I’d have written off my chances by now.
>> @nickcarthew Must have got something in my eye as the pictures of Nick arriving at No 10 were broadcast.
>> @joswinson An unexpected situation, and the chance to put Lib Dem policies into practice:
>> @aligoldsworthy Not quite sure why people are complaining about 5 year fixed term parliaments. It’s been the maximum in the UK since 1911 after all..

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That’s it from the LDV Friday Five. Let the weekend commence in 5-4-3-2-1…

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