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European Elections May 23rd - Who would you vote for?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by cariadwch, Apr 9, 2019.

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Euro Election - Your vote

Poll closed May 21, 2019.
  1. UKIP

    33 vote(s)
    32.0%
  2. Conservative / DUP

    1 vote(s)
    1.0%
  3. Labour

    14 vote(s)
    13.6%
  4. Plaid Cymru / SNP

    6 vote(s)
    5.8%
  5. Lib Dem

    29 vote(s)
    28.2%
  6. Green

    5 vote(s)
    4.9%
  7. Renew / Independent

    3 vote(s)
    2.9%
  8. Would not vote / Boycott / Spoil Paper

    4 vote(s)
    3.9%
  9. Other

    8 vote(s)
    7.8%
  1. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    Its not split just on this issue though is it, it goes beyond Brexit and onto issues such as climate change, immigration and human rights. The divisions are about deep seated values that people hold.
    As for voting, this has always been the case and what you say is not new. Turnout is low in local elections and clearly in a FPTP GE if you vote conservative in a strong Labour area your vote is worth nothing and vice versa. if you vote Green or UKIP or even LibDem even more pointless.
     
  2. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    Then your vote is merely a protest vote in that area?
    Do we have any indicarion of what the results might have been if we had had PR?
     
  3. blazer

    blazer Star commenter

    Britain can't show itself to be a democratic nation that respects a referendum. Why would the EU want such a country as a member?

    I'd say that would make us ideal given the EU's reputation regarding democracy.
     
  4. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    For the most recent GE:

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  5. sbkrobson

    sbkrobson Star commenter

    Ah, if only more people thought as randomly about the power of their own voice...

    O...hang on...
     
  6. dumpty

    dumpty Lead commenter

    UKIP is leading this poll. That surprises me.
     
  7. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    Yeah that surprises me too...
     
  8. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    No. They are different parties. But look like they are after the same voters as the LibDems. Probably after Green, SNP and PC voters too. Its getting rather crowded.
     
  9. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    But unsurprisingly Leave v Remain is 50-50. If you include Labour as 'Leave'.
    Where are the Tories?
     
  10. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Yup.
     
  11. dumpty

    dumpty Lead commenter

    Ah I meant more for this site. I did not think there were so many UKIP voters to find on TES.
     
  12. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    I will not break Ts&Cs
     
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  13. chelsea2

    chelsea2 Star commenter

    LibDem now leading - for what it's worth!
     
  14. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Apparently we are into the Champions Cup next year. ULSTER!
     
  15. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    I was never able to suffer such an embarrassment.
     
  16. burajda

    burajda Star commenter

    What other purpose is there to voting UKIP in Leytonstone and Wansted?
    I would imagine that the Parties would set out their stalls quite differently if there was a form of PR as they would be aiming for those second votes as well as their core support, so the actual result maybe quite different to any estimates based on past General elections.
     
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  17. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

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  18. dumpty

    dumpty Lead commenter

    I had to do an Oprah and seek 'closure'.....instead of 'I am dumpty, I am an alcoholic' I just say 'I am dumpty, I once voted for Tony Blair'.

    It took many years but yes, I can talk about it now....
     
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  19. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

    So not likely to reflect reality then...
     
  20. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    18 seats missing from that.
     

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