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European election results

Discussion in 'Personal' started by dunnocks, May 27, 2019.

  1. dunnocks

    dunnocks Star commenter

    Well, I am trying to understand them, but either its too late, or its too complicated for me!

    Greens are doing well, right wing parties are doing well, thats about as much as I can gather.
  2. HelenREMfan

    HelenREMfan Star commenter

    How can people vote for anything to do with that gurner Farage ?
  3. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    I've been following them.

    (I've been posting results on one of the other threads)

    In short, Labour and particularly Tory have done very badly.

    In terms of seats, they are split between the Brexits, and the NON-Brexits (Lib-Dem/Green/Plaid etc)

    Sky, and the beeb are over-stressing the Brexit Party success (in terms of % votes) but I will await the total number of seats with interest, as it seems to me the anti-brexit vote has been split, but are still getting about half the seats.

    (I'm trying to look on the bright side....and off to open a bottle of cider.................)
    monicabilongame, dunnocks and nomad like this.
  4. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    UK: 72% counted.
    Remain parties: 40.9%
    Hard Brexit parties: 34.9%
    Conservatives/Labour: 22.8%

  5. At_HoeGrain

    At_HoeGrain New commenter

    Excellent result for Leave. Well done Mr. Farage!
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  6. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    They are voting for the name of the party not the leader. Lets be honest, these elections have always been a waste of time so the vote is just a way of making your opinion clear.
  7. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Considering Tory MEP Daniel Hannan (sp?) was tweeting about a Tory wipe out... I think 3 MEPs ain't too bad. :D
    Lara mfl 05 likes this.
  8. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    How can people vote for that terrorist backing, dictator loving, antisemitism facilitating, 70s socialist throwback, doddering Corbyn?

    Oh wait... they voted for the Labour Party. ;)
  9. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    Pleased with the Lib Dems results - my vote wasn't wasted. :D

    Looks like a victory for the Remainers overall. So hopefully all those supporting Brexit will now shut up & go away. The people have spoken...;)
    dleaf12, cissy3, Geoff Thomas and 7 others like this.
  10. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Just checked my region. So happy... zero Labour MEPs. Excellent news.

    And a green and two LD. A good night. Shame about the lone Tory but oh well.
    FormosaRed likes this.
  11. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    The share of the two unambiguously pro-Brexit parties – the Brexit party and Ukip – was 34.9%, markedly lower than the aggregate total of the pro-second referendum parties (LibDems, Greens, CHUK, the SNP and Plaid) at 40.3%.

    UKIP finished. Yaxley-Lennon, Benjamin and Batten all sent packing without a milkshake in sight.

    Greens did brilliantly.

    A stark divide between a one policy party led by a racist climate change denier, and the rest of the country who want to Remain, move forward and hopefully address climate change.

    Second referendum time?
  12. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    After last night, I wouldn't count on a remain outcome.
  13. eljefeb90

    eljefeb90 Senior commenter

    A pasting for Tories in particular and a bad result for Labour. It looks a lot like most of the electorate want an end to negotiations and are choosing one of two polarised alternatives: the chaos and economic turmoil of a no deal Brexit or the safe option of remaining, which raises fundamental questions about our democratic processes. We all agree that the political system is stymied at best. Farage actually came out with something I agreed with. We need constitutional and political reforms. We are all fed up with voting for the least worst option .
  14. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    I don't. I'd like to see us leave the EU as per the vote three years back

    It would be a very harsh lesson but one we would learn from.
    agathamorse likes this.
  15. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

  16. theselofane

    theselofane Occasional commenter

  17. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

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  18. Jesmond12

    Jesmond12 Star commenter

  19. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

  20. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

    And here's some more news...63.3% of voters don't care enough to vote...:eek:
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