General Election 2010

Number 10 Downing StPolitical commentators dubbed the 2010 General Election "the Mumsnet Election", so as Britain prepared to go to the polls on 6 May 2010, we brought you updates on policies, reports from marginal constituencies, a very Mumsnet take on the political trail as well as regular webchats with the main party leaders. 



Gordon Brown

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown was our most recent political guest at Mumsnet Towers.

Roving reports


"Well, I am surprised by the Oxford East outcome: a Labour win, with a BIGGER margin than last time round – the swing was 4.1% from Lib to Lab."

Column inches

mumsnet election in the media

Who said what about 'the 2010 Mumsnet election'? Browse our meeja mentions on TV, radio and in the press.

Town halls and gaffegate

Biscuit barrel

A very Mumsnet take on what's been happening on the election trail

The main party manifestos

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What we were promised before the General Election.

Your voting intentions

mumsnet poll

As the campaign progressed, we polled Mumsnetters regularly to see how you were thinking of voting