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Political Editor


Andrew Woodcock is The Independent’s Political Editor and has been prowling the corridors of Westminster for two decades. He has reported across four prime ministers and five general elections, filing dispatches from Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya, as well as flying on Air Force One with Barack Obama and sailing down the Amazon with Boris Johnson.

Tactical voting expected to play role in ‘truly historic’ election

Poll has potential to shape nation’s future for decades to come, but the outcome is still highly uncertain

Johnson election tour has focused on Tory-held seats

Prime minister’s tour schedule suggests concern over Tory prospects in previously true-blue seats

What are the key marginal seats that could decide the election?

The influence of Brexit on voting patterns could see some unexpected constituencies change hands