Back Room: Don't read too much into these election results

The days after any election are actually quite fallow for party backrooms.

25th May, 2014

The days after any election are actually quite fallow for party backrooms. Yes, there is the intensity of following every count and trying to predict late seats, but you get reduced to being an observer rather than a participant.

Before everyone carried a television and radio in their pocket, you would huddle around small TVs and radios as the pundits created their consensus of what had just happened – operating on the basis that immediate...

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