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Who would you vote for? (This time including the Brexit Party)

Discussion in 'Personal' started by JL48, May 21, 2019.

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Which party would you vote for in the upcoming Euro elections?

Poll closed May 28, 2019.
  1. Conservative

    2.0%
  2. Labour

    5.9%
  3. Lib Dem

    37.3%
  4. Green

    9.8%
  5. Brexit

    35.3%
  6. UKIP

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. SNP

    7.8%
  8. PC - Party of Wales / Change UK

    2.0%
  9. NI - pro Brexit (DUP etc)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. NI - anti Brexit (SF, Alliance etc)

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    Pretty busy at my polling station.
    I normally ask how the turn-out was, but didn't have a chance this time.

    Seems we'll have to wait till Sun for the results.
     
  2. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    Wasn't it a bit crowded in that car with all the other Sir Henry characters?
    Did you have a vote each?
     
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  3. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter

  4. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    Why is it hypocritical? MEPs don't generally hold local surgeries, given the size of their constituencies, so why shouldn't he live closer to the parliament in which he hopes to work?
     
  5. Oscillatingass

    Oscillatingass Star commenter

  6. Geoff Thomas

    Geoff Thomas Star commenter

    Turn out in these parts is being reported as low 30s.
     
  7. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    I note the poor showing for Wilders and his party in the Netherlands.
    Apparently they are pretty bewildered by what is going on in the UK
     
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  8. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter


    His address is given as Trevien, near Toulouse...further from Brussels than his constituency in England... As I said, a hypocrite, esp. given that he stands for the Brexit Party..
     
  9. lexus300

    lexus300 Star commenter

    It is no ones business except mine.
     
  10. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    It has just been claimed on the radio that the "Led By Donkeys" group who paid for these anti Farage posters may have spent more than twice the allowed limit for European election spending on them - so they may be getting a knock on the door from the Electoral Commission before long. :eek::eek::eek:

    I think the claim came from the Guido Fawkes group, though, so it may not necessarily hold water.
     
  11. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    Not long until the results
     
  12. FrankWolley

    FrankWolley Star commenter


    Lucky they aren't a political party standing in the elections then...;)
     
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  13. harsh-but-fair

    harsh-but-fair Star commenter

    Oh please. You don't really need this explained to you, do you?
     
  14. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    Yes, because it is not normally considered hypocritical to want to live nearer to your place of work.
     
    Last edited: May 26, 2019
  15. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    The whole point is that there is a particularly low spending limit (£20,000 in England) on regulated campaign activity during a regulated period for organisations that are NOT political parties. "Led By Donkeys" foolishly revealed that each advertising site has cost them between £500 and £1000 and that they have financed several hundred of them (having raised £438,704 from their supporters).

    So they are in all probability many times above the limit. :eek::eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
     
  16. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    35 respondents to the poll have voted for a climate change denying racist with one policy.

    Any of them care to explain why?
     
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  17. Oscillatingass

    Oscillatingass Star commenter

    Yes and why did only 6 people vote Labour?
     
  18. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    Do you think they might be more interested in the policy of the party than the man?
    On the other hand, it could just be to wind you up. :p

    There the difficulty might be trying to discover what the policy is. :(
     
  19. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    There weren't 35 respondents. Several of them are duplicate accounts.
     
  20. ilovesooty

    ilovesooty Star commenter

    I voted Liberal Democrat and I'm a Labour Party member. My vote was purely about Brexit and I wanted to give my vote endorse a commitment to remain. It wasn't a decision I made lightly.
     
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