The LDV Friday Five: 6 May 2011

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. Homophobic smears hit Leicester South by-election (37 comments) by Mark Pack
  2. Lib Dem members say: AV referendum result irrelevant to Coalition’s future (16 comments) by Stephen Tall
  3. How to vote – and what to do once you’ve voted (1 comment) by Mark Pack
  4. Greens would pick up most Lib Dem 2nd preferences under AV: LDV members survey (14 comments) by Stephen Tall
  5. LibLink: Chris Huhne – AV referendum: why progressives must unite to vote yes (64 comments) by Nick Thornsby

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. Time to hold our nerve
  2. Essential Information for any Lib Dem tellers today
  3. Bollocks!
  4. What does a yellow rosette mean to the voter?
  5. Rowan Williams “Powerful should volunteer” idea

5 from the LDV archive

(6th May, 2007-10)

  1. The Lib Dem 2010 general election campaign: punching above our weight (6 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2010
  2. Why the Lib Dem surge was at just the right time (11 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2010
  3. PMQs: education (5 comments) by Alix Mortimer, from 2009
  4. Opinion: A performance to be proud of, but not to settle for (45 comments) by Neale Upstone, from 2008
  5. Lib Dems say it’s SNP or no-one for coalition partners (5 comments) by the founding editor, from 2007

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. dan snow
  2. av referendum exit poll
  3. andrew marr affair
  4. av postal vote
  5. nick clegg

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

  • @JGurling Strange that on day voters are expected to back FPTP vs coalition govt, PR elections likely deliver majority Govt in Scotland & Wales?
  • @SharonBowlesMEP Just had naked man answering door while knocking up, I know its legendary but never happened to me before. #votelibdem
  • @joswinson slightly muted cheers at #pmqs – not sure if it’s due to voting till 4am so folk are sleepy, or as lots of MPs not here due to elections
  • @alexfoster We’re volunteers! We can’t afford the people or the money to leaflet everywhere!
  • @BeckyLindeman LEAFLETS DON’T FLY THEMSELVES THROUGH LETTERBOXES, ELECTORAL COMMISSION ADVERT!
  • If you are a Lib Dem who tweets, and would like to be added to Ryan’s Lib Dem Tweets aggregator, drop him an email at [email protected]

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

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