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. Lib Dem members split 47%-46% on whether Nick Clegg should fight 2015 election as party leader (54 comments) by Stephen Tall
  2. John Prescott should ignore this post. It asks you to think. (25 comments) by Stephen Tall
  3. What do we Lib Dems want from a reshuffle? (35 comments) by Stephen Tall
  4. Have I gone mad? (50 comments) by Mark Pack
  5. Opinion: It’s time for Assange to stop using WikiLeaks as a smokescreen (88 comments) by Nick Sutton

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. West Coast Mainline
  2. Assange
  3. leaflets – do they work?
  4. Loan of red drum for Riso MZ770E
  5. When do we start selecting PPCs?

5 from the LDV archive

(August 24th, 2007-11)

  1. Opinion: Rebalancing taxes – eliminating the carbon externality (20 comments) by Simon Oliver, from 2011
  2. Lib Dem Conference returns to Brighton for 2012 (13 comments) by Helen Duffett, from 2010
  3. NEW POLL: What should we pay our MPs? (27 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2009
  4. Clegg defects (14 comments) by Alex Foster, from 2008
  5. Pressure grows to withdraw US troops from Iraq (0 comments) by Mark Pack, from 2007

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. avon and somerset police commissioner candidates
  2. commons votes prisoners
  3. intergenerational fairness lib dems
  4. thomas paine/roffey
  5. your boys took a hell of a beating

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

Dear George: when in hole, stop digging RT @bbcpolitics: Galloway ‘clarifies’ rape views

— Jennie Rigg (@miss_s_b) August 21, 2012

ALDC – By-Election Result – LD gain from Labour – Westhoughton TC, Hosker and Hart Common…

— ALDC (@ALDC) August 24, 2012

#doctoronabike is visiting schools as well as surgeries today. Bristol young people doing better and better. Well done! #BristolMayor

— Jon Rogers (@DrJon4Bristol) August 23, 2012

Call on Osborne to introduce a full mansion tax! Govt. consultation closes 23rd aug. Use lib dem template email

— Stephen Williams MP (@swilliamsmp) August 21, 2012


— ChineseLibDems (@ChineseLibDems) August 16, 2012

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