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Forget leaflets: this election may be decided by shifting populations | Gaby Hinsliff

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Last-minute campaigning may have little impact. Instead, the changing make-up of towns and cities holds the keys to No 10 What is the point of political campaigning? It's bordering on heresy even to ask this question, let alone to suggest that six manic weeks of battle buses and TV debates and leaflets destined only for the recycling bin might not be worth the millions they cost. So we political junkies carry on parsing every throwaway remark for meaning, obsessing over every stunt and gaffe, searching for that one mythical moment that will in retrospect seem to have changed everything. If...
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