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Old 02.12.2016, 15:37
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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The establishment Labour party backed candidate lost almost 9% of their votes!
Actually they lost almost 80% of their votes!


The trouble with taking this as a pointer for any general election trends is that UK by-elections often produce exaggerated results. Personally I think the greater availability of polling information for a single constituency make it better possible for voters to think tactically and overcome the massively flawed UK electoral system. In a general election this is less easy to achieve plus people are maybe less ready to do so.


But we can always hope....
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