General Election 2024

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Who will you be voting for at the general election on the 4th of July?

Poll ended at 04 Jul 2024, 12:27

Conservative
1
6%
Labour
8
47%
Lib Dems
3
18%
Green
2
12%
Reform
1
6%
SNP
0
No votes
Plaid Cymru
0
No votes
Other (you can say in the comments if you like)
2
12%
 
Total votes: 17

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So, now that drowned rat Rishi Sunak has finally called a general election, who will you be voting for?

You get one vote, but you can change it at any time if you wish. The poll will run for 43 days, taking us up to polling day itself.
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Intersting fact. This will be the first General election in July since 1945. That was not a good election for the Tories....

Also, the 4th July is right in the middle of Wimbledon and the Euros. I assume that's intentinal...
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The Raven wrote: 24 May 2024, 18:47 Intersting fact. This will be the first General election in July since 1945. That was not a good election for the Tories....

Also, the 4th July is right in the middle of Wimbledon and the Euros. I assume that's intentinal...
I've been listening to a few political podcasts, and one of the top news channel's political editors has been told by senior Conservative sources that he went now because there were more defections and revelations of sleaze coming out in the next few weeks. He may as well lose now, than later in the year ...

He didn't choose July because he thought it was the best time. He was kind of forced into it by events overtaking him.
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Judging from all the Tories not seeking re-election this year, that might be the case...
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The Raven wrote: 25 May 2024, 12:55 Judging from all the Tories not seeking re-election this year, that might be the case...
Rats and sinking ships spring to mind ...
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The ruling party in the UK has only changed twice in my lifetime. It's time for a change!
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monster raving loony party gets my vote
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Golf wrote: 25 May 2024, 20:40 monster raving loony party gets my vote
Why am I not surprised?
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tubeguru wrote: 26 May 2024, 08:51
Golf wrote: 25 May 2024, 20:40 monster raving loony party gets my vote
Why am I not surprised?
they all useless money grabbing bastards anyway you have to agree on that!
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Golf wrote: 26 May 2024, 10:58
tubeguru wrote: 26 May 2024, 08:51
Golf wrote: 25 May 2024, 20:40 monster raving loony party gets my vote
Why am I not surprised?
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Of course they are. Changing our electoral system to proportional representation would go some way to improving the way governments work. This two-party system simply leads to a flip-flopping of new governments every few years, and large majorities that make it very difficult to get proper consensus on potential laws.

We're on course for another Labour landslide in July, which will be just as much use to us as Boris's 80-seat win last time :roll:
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If you want change its much easier to work in the system then outside it.

It's very difficult to convince people with power to give it up willingly
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Golf wrote: 26 May 2024, 10:58 they all useless money grabbing bastards anyway you have to agree on that!
True, MPs should be held to account like any public figure.

But a lot of MPs if they were not MPs, would lawyers, or broadcasters, or journalists etc. They're highly skilled and highly paid jobs anyway. And you can't vote them out of that job if you don't like them!

The narcissistic tend to be attracted to power. That can't be changed.

Unless, we choice MPs by lottery! Lol
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Somebody chose Conservative and then removed it. Maybe Rhys has finally come to his senses ... :lol: :lol:
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Can't see him doing that - unless he changed to Reform :lol:
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Iain wrote: 01 Jun 2024, 16:06 Can't see him doing that - unless he changed to Reform :lol:
Might be Andi, anti vaccine vote?
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