Liberal Democrats

Leadership

Election

2020

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This summer we're choosing our next leader. Everyone who is a member at midnight on the 9th July will get their say and their chance to shape our party's future.

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Help choose the next leader of the Liberal Democrats.

This summer, Liberal Democrat members will be electing a new leader.

We want you to be part of it.

Every member gets an equal say in choosing who they want to lead our party.

Meet the candidates:

Layla Moran

Layla Moran

You can see full details of the nominations each candidate achieved here: www.libdems.org.uk/nomination-totals-leadership

Hustings

We'll be hosting a comprehensive program of hustings during the election. Details of the hustings confirmed so far can be seen below.

You can also see all of the hustings that have been published here: libdems.org.uk/hustings

You can tune into and watch back all of the hustings here: libdems.org.uk/livestream

Date Event Name & Type RSVP
8th August, 1100 South East Hustings
Regional Hustings
RSVP
8th August, 1900 Liberal Reform Q&A
Party Body Q&A
RSVP
9th August, 1900 Young Liberals Hustings
Party Body Hustings
RSVP
15th August, 1900 North West Regional Hustings
Regional Hustings
RSVP
16th August, 1400 Lib Dems Abroad
Regional Hustings
RSVP
16th August, 1930 Diversity & Equality Hustings
National Hustings
RSVP
18th August, 1930 LDDA Q&A
Party Body Q&A
RSVP
19th August, 1500 Health & Social Care Hustings
National Hustings
RSVP
20th August, 1930 LDEA & NEU Hustings
Party Body Q&A
RSVP
21st August, 1830 Party Strategy Hustings
National Hustings
RSVP

Note on hustings formats: There are three kinds of hustings being held this election. Regional/State Hustings, which will focus on local issues, party strategy and leadership. Thematic Hustings, which will focus on key policy areas and Q&As, which are being hosted by party bodies for their members. Q&As which will mix the approaches of the two kinds of hustings and be led by a variety of member bodies/groups.

Dial-in numbers will be made available to people who do not have access to the internet and a number of hustings will have either a BSL signer, or captions.

You can watch all of the hustings here: libdems.org.uk/livestream

Latest Leadership Election News

Layla Moran in Oxford. Links to: Students

Students

Layla Moran in Oxford. Links to: We’re in a tough spot.

We’re in a tough spot.

A pile of Liberal Democrat posters. Window posters mind. Not the really good ones. Links to: Your Leadership Election Ballot

Your Leadership Election Ballot

Tim Farron speaks at Lib Dem conference. Links to: I want to beat the Conservatives

I want to beat the Conservatives