Author: Harrison Griffiths

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Harrison is a politics student at University College London. His focus is on American elections, the American legislative process, constitutional law and Scottish politics.

One may reasonably expect that Thursday’s elections are more about who collects the bins and fills the potholes than anything else, and they would be partially correct. But as with almost any western democracy, the state of the country writ large is never far away from peoples’ minds when they can their ballot. In addition to local elections across England and Wales, which present a very real threat to Boris Johnson’s leadership, Scotland will once again express its views at the ballot box with scandals in Holyrood and Westminster influencing events in addition to the ever- present debate around independence.…

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