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    TSR Green Party
    16
    8.65%
    TSR National Liberal Party
    6
    3.24%
    TSR Conservative and Unionist Party
    45
    24.32%
    TSR Labour
    44
    23.78%
    TSR UKIP
    24
    12.97%
    TSR Liberal Party
    28
    15.14%
    TSR Socialist Party
    17
    9.19%
    Spoilt Ballot
    5
    2.70%

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    (Original post by Saracen's Fez)
    Or duping.
    Also contrary to the rules, and I would think the relevant parties are not stupid enough to do so knowing it will come to nothing and could even lead to a weaker position, depending on how the checks are done?

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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Also contrary to the rules, and I would think the relevant parties are not stupid enough to do so knowing it will come to nothing and could even lead to a weaker position, depending on how the checks are done?
    I have a feeling that if something has gone on against the rules it will not be by a senior member.
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Based on the exit poll, the government has a net loss of two seats.

    I wouldn't call that an endorsement
    Well, not of one side of the coalition
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    More like

    Now THAT was a good one
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    (Original post by jamestg)
    Based on the exit poll, the government has a net loss of two seats.

    I wouldn't call that an endorsement
    This is all my fault. I endorse another Lab-Lib government, then they suffer a net loss of two seats. Nothing has a happy ending when I'm involved.

    I'm considering leaving the House after this.
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    (Original post by Whiggy)
    This is all my fault. I endorse another Lab-Lib government, then they suffer a net loss of two seats. Nothing has a happy ending when I'm involved.

    I'm considering leaving the House after this.
    No one has actually gained or lost a seat yet. The exit poll is just a prediction.
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    (Original post by Saracen's Fez)
    I have a feeling that if something has gone on against the rules it will not be by a senior member.
    Even a minor member should be smarter than that

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    (Original post by RayApparently)
    The Excellent Exit Poll of General Awesomeness

    "Do you ever get the feeling that the only reason we have elections is to find out if the polls were right?" - Robert Orben

    Now that the polls have closed I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you all for a spirited election. There were some very snazzy manifestos and some compelling debates and it was a pleasure to serve.

    Based on the raw results without removing ineligible voters (and there were a LOT of those) the results would be as follows:

    Drum roll please...

    TSR Labour Party - 15 (+1)
    TSR Conservative Party - 13 (N/A)
    TSR UKIP - 7 (-1)
    TSR Liberal Party - 6 (-3)
    TSR Green Party - 4 (N/A)
    TSR Socialist Party - 4 (+2)
    TSR National Liberal Party - 1 (+1)

    As calculated using the D'hondt Method. 2.58% of voters choose to spoil their ballot. Blueberries are rich in antioxidants.

    HOWEVER, I've had a glimpse of how the REAL results would be if the voting had ended only hours earlier and the changes are dramatic. I will endeavour to have the official results ready for release tomorrow and they may well be very different to what you see here today.

    I think it's worth noting that even without the 'mass pm', once ineligible votes are discounted the turnout wasn't actually abysmal. I'd take that as good sign indeed.

    Here is some food for thought. If each party had the same proportion of votes removed as they did last time then Labour, the Socialists and the National Liberals' seat totals would be unchanged, the Conservatives and UKIP would lose 1 seat, and the Liberals and Greens would gain one seat. However I should stress that it doesn't look like things panned out the same way this time round.


    Best wishes,

    Ray :hat2:
    If the proportions of votes removed means no seat change, I think I was pretty much bang on:eek:

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    (Original post by Whiggy)
    This is all my fault. I endorse another Lab-Lib government, then they suffer a net loss of two seats. Nothing has a happy ending when I'm involved.

    I'm considering leaving the House after this.
    Dammit Whiggy

    Seriously though, join the Liberals (or another party, up to you ultimately)
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Also contrary to the rules, and I would think the relevant parties are not stupid enough to do so knowing it will come to nothing and could even lead to a weaker position, depending on how the checks are done?

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    If what was said weeks ago about a selection of voters being checked being accurate, that needs to change to checking all of the votes in the final two hours where the dramatic change has happened; it is unlikely a sudden surge of voters logged on to vote for the party.
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    (Original post by Andy98)
    If the proportions of votes removed means no seat change, I think I was pretty much bang on:eek:

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    Unlikely to be no change though

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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    If what was said weeks ago about a selection of voters being checked being accurate, that needs to change to checking all of the votes in the final two hours where the dramatic change has happened; it is unlikely a sudden surge of voters logged on to vote for the party.
    There is, it seems, a method to screen out all the voters who don't meet the criteria - that's what we'll be doing.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Unlikely to be no change though

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    Indeed, which is why I'm glad there was no wager

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    (Original post by PetrosAC)
    Dammit Whiggy

    Seriously though, join the Liberals (or another party, up to you ultimately)
    If I joined any party, it'd most likely be yours.

    Quite honestly, though, I was more than happy debating without swearing allegiance to a party. I've been considering departing for a little while now TBH.
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    (Original post by Whiggy)
    If I joined any party, it'd most likely be yours.

    Quite honestly, though, I was more than happy debating without swearing allegiance to a party. I've been considering departing for a little while now TBH.
    It's nice having new faces like you around though, and it'd be a shame to see you depart.

    You're pretty much free to voice your opinions if you join us btw. I mean, we're The Liberals
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    (Original post by RayApparently)
    There is, it seems, a method to screen out all the voters who don't meet the criteria - that's what we'll be doing.
    I think there needs to be a larger investigation than screening the votes, if all of the votes in the final one hour went to one party it is a very big coincidence.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    I think there needs to be a larger investigation than screening the votes, if all of the votes in the final one hour went to one party it is a very big coincidence.
    Well, labour and Ray are the defenders of clear dodgy dealing being mere coincidence.

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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    I think there needs to be a larger investigation than screening the votes, if all of the votes in the final one hour went to one party it is a very big coincidence.
    I can only speak for the last three hours but that would not be the case.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Well, labour and Ray are the defenders of clear dodgy dealing being mere coincidence.

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    Am I? Are they?
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    I think there needs to be a larger investigation than screening the votes, if all of the votes in the final one hour went to one party it is a very big coincidence.
    I would argue that it is unfair to make the CT dupe check every single voter who voted because it would be a lot of work.
    Perhaps a better future idea would be to make an 'electoral role' and only people who are registered can vote.
 
 
 
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