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    Respect Party
    5.88%
    Borders Party
    5.88%
    Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC)
    9.80%
    Futurist Party
    5.88%
    Libertarian Party
    43.14%
    British National Party (BNP)
    11.76%
    Co-operative Party
    17.65%
    Above and Beyond Party
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    Co-operative party, because of their association with Labour and their emphasis on values which are closest to my heart i.e collectivism, solidarity and community.
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    (Original post by Lockton)
    It's a local government party in Scotland that have two councillors on the Scottish Borders Council. They promote regionalism.

    www.bordersparty.org.uk
    It is indeed a Scottish Party. I thought this would be a relevant option, especially in light of Scotland's annoyance about the EU referendum.
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    (Original post by Quamquam123)
    It is indeed a Scottish Party. I thought this would be a relevant option, especially in light of Scotland's annoyance about the EU referendum.
    Yeah, its an interesting party but I think that nationalism and the SNP is too popular in Scotland for regionalism to get support at the moment. It has caused minor parties to become diminished like the Socialist Party that used to have a number of seats at Holyrood however the Green Party is doing well there.
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    Hmm... I have never heard of some of these parties. I suppose living in Northern Ireland doesn't help :/

    I will research later and then cast my vote! (How exciting )
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    (Original post by RuWill2001)
    Hmm... I have never heard of some of these parties. I suppose living in Northern Ireland doesn't help :/

    I will research later and then cast my vote! (How exciting )
    Most people will only have heard of the BNP anyway

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    Definitely TUSC. We need more socialism in the UK. The problem is, the Labour Party no longer truly represents socialists.
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    None.

    They are typically amateurs and full of extremists and major party castoffs.
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    Interesting to see that no one has chosen the 'Above and Beyond Party'.
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    (Original post by Quamquam123)
    Interesting to see that no one has chosen the 'Above and Beyond Party'.
    Just read up on them and their stance on their single issue of being able to vote for "none of the above" in elections makes sense.

    It's a bit of a waste of time though IMO, you can just spoil your ballot anyway.
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    They all seem like nonsense parties. A reasonable minor party would be the Women's equality party.
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    (Original post by skeptical_john)
    They all seem like nonsense parties. A reasonable minor party would be the Women's equality party.
    The Co-operative party are legit but just not very well known.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Co-operative_Party
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    (Original post by Redmonds)
    Co-operative party, because of their association with Labour and their emphasis on values which are closest to my heart i.e collectivism, solidarity and community.
    Is that Harold Wilson in your profile pic? He's my favourite PM. And what's with the "Redmonds" profile name, where does that come from, surname?
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    The Whigs party! For God and Liberty!
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    (Original post by JimmyHendrix)
    Is that Harold Wilson in your profile pic? He's my favourite PM. And what's with the "Redmonds" profile name, where does that come from, surname?
    It is indeed Mr Wilson, he was a fantastic PM. And yes, first letter of first name, added to my surname
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    (Original post by The_Opinion)
    Who are the borders party? Never heard of them.
    Mainly a bunch of hacked-off, old rural Tories in the south of Scotland who think local government shouldn't be party political, but happily join coalitions with other parties to get positions.

    In short, fairly irrelevant tossers.
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    (Original post by JamesN88)
    Just read up on them and their stance on their single issue of being able to vote for "none of the above" in elections makes sense.

    It's a bit of a waste of time though IMO, you can just spoil your ballot anyway.
    Well not really because spoilt ballots just get recorded as a spoilt ballot rather than an actually vote for a 'none of the above' candidate (i.e. no-one).

    'None of the above' would presumably mean that if it got more votes than any of the other candidates then they would have to re-run that election or something.
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    (Original post by ManiaMuse)
    Well not really because spoilt ballots just get recorded as a spoilt ballot rather than an actually vote for a 'none of the above' candidate (i.e. no-one).

    'None of the above' would presumably mean that if it got more votes than any of the other candidates then they would have to re-run that election or something.
    That's a good point actually
 
 
 
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